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Articles and guides to live well from Taking.Care

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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

Keeping elderly safe in winter
March 5, 2018

Helping the elderly remain safe in winter

Staff at Taking Care went the extra mile to keep the 24 hour personal alarm service running to support thousands of vulnerable people across the UK when snow storms and extreme weather battered the UK.

Sandwich generation of carers
February 27, 2018

The hidden sandwich generation

A growing number of working people find themselves in the so-called sandwich generation – caring for dependent children and for elderly relatives at the same time. 

Elderly medication worries
February 23, 2018

What the doctor ordered: How to worry less about your prescriptions

Learn how you can manage your medications and prescriptions and worry less about getting the right medication, dosages and side effects.

Digital telecare and telehealth
February 6, 2018

Keeping people safe in a digital world with telecare and telehealth

Digital devices like Alexa give us clues about the future of telecare and telehealth. Digitalisation could help the elderly remain connected and tackle loneliness.

Elderly loneliness
January 18, 2018

When your elderly relatives won’t talk about loneliness…

If someone you’re close to feels lonely, it can be difficult to know what to do or say. Read how you can tackle loneliness in elderly relatives.

Elder care options
December 1, 2017

Talking to your parents about their future care

It’s difficult to talk to ageing parents about elderly care and their future plans. Read our tips for talking to elderly parents about care and support.