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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.

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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.

Daughter talking to elderly parent
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.

Elderly lady fallen on floor
March 23, 2022

The most common causes of falls in the elderly

We look at some of the main causes of falls in the elderly, including common fall hazards in the home.

Grieving elderly parent

How to help your grieving parent

Supporting an elderly loved one when you are also grieving is difficult. We have some practical advice to help.

Will and paperwork
March 3, 2022

What has to be done when someone dies

A step-by-step guide with advice about what to do when someone passes away.

Analogue telephone landline
February 16, 2022

The analogue phone line switch off

Our Customer Service team have been explaining what the digital upgrade will mean for analogue phone lines.

Elderly friends together
February 10, 2022

Enjoying the company of new friends and partners

When we retire, we often lose daily interaction and conversations with people with a shared purpose so how can you get to know new people?