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Where are the best places in the UK for older people to live?
January 2, 2023

Where are the best places in the UK for older people to live?

We’ve identified the best places for older people to live, based on cost, health and lifestyle factors.

Wife consoling husband with Dementia
December 19, 2022

Early signs of dementia checklist: What to look out for

We take a look at what are the early signs of Dementia that need to be spotted in elderly relatives and what you can do to help them.

Elderly person cooking a meal
December 14, 2022

Tips for helping with elderly loss of appetite

It’s common to experience elderly loss of appetite, but this can lead to health issues.

Elderly person being discharged from hospital
December 7, 2022

Planning home elderly care after the hospital

If your elderly loved one is being discharged from the hospital, read about these tips to arrange hospital care after they are discharged.

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.

Elderly man online
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.

BT EE broadband router
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.

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.

Danielle, Taking Care team member
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.