Resources and Advice

Helping you and your loved ones live well in later life

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Are you or a loved one at risk of a fall?

Every 10 seconds, a loved one in the UK has a fall. Find out your risk score in 2 minutes.

Healthy ageing resources and advice

Articles about healthy ageing from Taking Care.

Senior man with younger daughter
January 18, 2023

Top 10 household tips for seniors living independently

Some everyday tasks can become more challenging in older years so we’ve compiled our top household tips.

Grandparents cooking healthy food with grandchildren
January 12, 2023

Budget-friendly healthy eating for elderly people in 2023

Having a balanced and healthy diet is crucial but sometimes it can be challenging to maintain the perfect diet.

Old person enjoying gardening with a wrist worn personal alarm
January 5, 2023

Seven inexpensive and easy hobbies for retirees

Retirement is the perfect time to take up new interests that help to keep the mind and body active.

Tips to prevent falls
December 7, 2022

Falls Risk Assessment: Tips to prevent falls in elderly

Our Falls Risk Assessment Tool will help you understand if you are at risk of a fall and provide you with help and advice to keep you safer at home.

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December 6, 2022

Which scams are targeting the elderly?

We look at common and latest scams targeting the elderly and tips to avoid them.

Elderly man sitting with pain in the knee
November 28, 2022

Tips for managing elderly arthritis this winter

As the temperature drops many people might find pain in their joints getting worse. Read here to find some tips for managing arthritic pain.

Elderly christmas gifts
November 16, 2022

Thoughtful Christmas gifts for elderly relatives

Finding the right Christmas gifts can sometimes be difficult. We look at thoughtful options for a variety of budgets.

Elderly man signing will for estate planning
November 4, 2022

Getting organised with estate planning and wills

Estate planning and having a will helps you to create greater financial security. Find out what is involved and where to get help.