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Recent articles

What is telecare
August 8, 2018

What is telecare?

Find out what telecare is and how it can help you remain independent at home with remote technology enabled care such as personal alarms and home adaptations.

Dementia friendly home tips
June 11, 2018

Small steps for a dementia friendly home

It's hard to know what you can do to keep your loved ones safe in their home if they have dementia. We look at some small steps you can take as a start.

How telecare works
May 18, 2018

How does telecare work?

Learn how telecare can help you remain independent at home with remote technology enabled care such as personal alarms and home adaptations

Family carers support
May 16, 2018

Why carers need care too

If you’re busy looking after an elderly mum or dad, you’re in good company. In the UK, more than six million of us provide some kind of care for family and friends.

Volunteering elderly
May 14, 2018

Count me in - The benefits of volunteering for the elderly

Lots of studies show that volunteering is one of the best things you can do for your wellbeing. It doesn’t matter how old you are.

Healthy ageing tips
April 23, 2018

How to stay healthy as you age

The good news is that we shouldn’t obsess about cholesterol, or the stressful events that life throws at us. There are many other things that have a bigger impact if we want to age well.

Telecare providers
April 9, 2018

What to consider when choosing a telecare company

Whether you have recently made the decision to use telecare in your care for a loved one, or are just exploring the options, it is important to be informed when it comes to selecting a...

Bogus caller button alarms
March 15, 2018

How to protect elderly relatives from bogus callers

Being the victim of a bogus caller can have a dramatic effect on you. Having your money or valuables stolen is bad enough. But the shame and humiliation that older people can feel after being...