Live Well Magazine

Articles and guides to live well from Taking.Care

Live Well magazine

As we get older, we should be able to continue doing the things we love and living life the way we want to.

Our Live Well magazine has advice and guides for you and your loved ones, available to read online or delivered straight to your email inbox.

Recent articles

Alzheimer and dementia alarm
November 11, 2019

Personal alarm stories: Supporting people with Alzheimer's and Dementia

John has Alzheimer’s disease and uses his GPS personal alarm to live independently. Taking Care used the GPS to find John when he went missing.

Alarm for multiple sclerosis
November 1, 2019

Personal alarm stories: Supporting Tricia and Multiple Sclerosis

Tricia is 52 years old and has multiple sclerosis, a neurological condition. Taking Care’s personal alarm service means she can live safely and independently and continue with her studies.

Dementia friendly alarms
August 20, 2019

We're a member of the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance

We are delighted to be working with the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance as we take another step towards being recognised as a ‘Dementia-Friendly’ organisation.

Hot weather tips for elderly
June 15, 2019

Hot weather safety advice for older adults

For the elderly, the dangers from the cold are well known. But when the temperature goes up, it’s easy to forget there are just as many health risks.

How a pendant alarm works
May 5, 2019

How your personal alarm service works

When you press the emergency button on your personal alarm, it quickly calls one of our monitoring centres in the UK. Learn more about how your personal alarm service works and what happens in an emergency.

Independent living with personal alarm
March 5, 2019

Personal alarm stories: Maintaining independence

Joan uses her personal alarm to live independently in her own home. Read how it helped her remain independent and get help in a fall.

Careline Personal Alarms
March 1, 2019

Taking Care will further enhance Careline service

Chichester Careline will join Taking Care as the company expands it telecare services.

Tips to prevent falls
February 1, 2019

Tips to prevent falls in elderly

Falls are a serious health issue and some older people never fully recover. The good news is that many falls are preventable with some forethought and the right measures in place.