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Personal alarm myths
January 16, 2019

Busting the myths about personal alarms

If you have never used a personal alarm before then you may be worried about the cost or how it works. That is why we have compiled this list of common myths and preconceptions of...

Grandparents Day
September 18, 2018

Grandparents Day: Let's take a minute to appreciate grandparents

For many of us, grandparents are the family’s anchor. So if you have grandparents in your life, take a minute to appreciate them.

What is telecare
August 8, 2018

What is telecare?

Find out what telecare is and how it can help you remain independent at home with remote technology enabled care such as personal alarms and home adaptations.

Dementia friendly home tips
June 11, 2018

Small steps for a dementia friendly home

It's hard to know what you can do to keep your loved ones safe in their home if they have dementia. We look at some small steps you can take as a start.

How telecare works
May 18, 2018

How does telecare work?

Learn how telecare can help you remain independent at home with remote technology enabled care such as personal alarms and home adaptations

Volunteering elderly
May 14, 2018

Count me in - The benefits of volunteering for the elderly

Lots of studies show that volunteering is one of the best things you can do for your wellbeing. It doesn’t matter how old you are.

Bogus caller button alarms
March 15, 2018

How to protect elderly relatives from bogus callers

Being the victim of a bogus caller can have a dramatic effect on you. Having your money or valuables stolen is bad enough. But the shame and humiliation that older people can feel after being...

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.