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Dealing with difficult dates after a bereavement

The National Bereavement Service has provided some sensitive advice on how to cope with bereavement and those painful reminders.

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May 9, 2022

Types of elderly alarm devices and fall pendants

Many people have preconceptions about personal alarms but there's something for everyone.

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April 29, 2022

Caring for aging parents checklist

View this handy checklist for those looking into assistance with caring for elderly parents.

Daughter and elderly mother
April 25, 2022

Six of the best smart technologies for elderly people

Smart technology can help older adults live at home independently. Learn how it can benefit them and provide peace of mind to loved ones.

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April 13, 2022

Top tips and gardening tools for the elderly

Many people enjoy gardening, but it can become more challenging in later life. View our tips and ideas.

Elderly man alone

How to combat the effects of loneliness in an elderly relative

Take a look at our tips to help combat the effects of loneliness in the elderly.

Swimming hobby for elderly
April 7, 2022

10 of the most beneficial hobbies and interests for the over 60s

Later life can be a great time to start new hobbies and interests, bringing multiple physical and mental health benefits to over 60s.

Elderly man warming hands by fire
April 4, 2022

Eight fire safety tips for elderly relatives

Government research shows that fire fatalities are more common in the elderly than any other age group.

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April 4, 2022

Tips for talking to elderly parents about changes to lifestyle

Having a conversation with elderly relatives about making some changes to help keep them safe can be challenging.

Digital personal alarm testing
March 24, 2022

Taking.Care are the first personal alarm provider to complete testing ahead of the digital switchover

Taking.Care are the first personal alarm provider to complete full testing of their product range ahead of the digital switchover.