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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.

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November 16, 2022

Connecting your analogue personal alarm to a broadband router or hub

How to connect your analogue personal alarm to a BT/EE, TalkTalk or Sky broadband router after the digital switchover.

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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.

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November 15, 2022

Staff Stories - Danielle Barrett, Live Chat and Customer Services

Meet Danielle who answers our website live chats and is part of the Customer Services team.

Elderly couple walking in winter
November 10, 2022

Winter wellbeing for the elderly

Cold weather comes with a set of challenges. Learn how to stay safe this winter with these handy tips.

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.

Elderly couple looking at finances online
November 1, 2022

How to help older relatives organise finances for the future

Read our guide on how to start a conversation about finances and the future.

Winter homes in the UK
October 26, 2022

How fuel poverty affects your elderly loved ones

We take a look at the fuel poverty issues and what you can do to help older relatives.

Winter weather
October 11, 2022

Winter blues and depression in the elderly

How to beat Seasonal Affective Disorder and the winter blues.

Elderly person in autumn
October 10, 2022

Autumn safety tips for the elderly

With the autumn comes increased risks and hazards for some older people.