Resources and Advice

Helping you and your loved ones live well in later life

Falls Risk Score logo

Are you or a loved one at risk of a fall?

Every 10 seconds, a loved one in the UK has a fall. Find out your risk score in 2 minutes.

Resources and Advice

As we get older, we should be able to continue doing the things we love and living life the way we want to.

Our articles and guides are available to read online or delivered straight to your email inbox.

Recent articles

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.

Elderly medication worries
February 23, 2018

What the doctor ordered: How to worry less about your prescriptions

Learn how you can manage your medications and prescriptions and worry less about getting the right medication, dosages and side effects.

Elderly loneliness
January 18, 2018

When your elderly relatives won’t talk about loneliness…

If someone you’re close to feels lonely, it can be difficult to know what to do or say. Read how you can tackle loneliness in elderly relatives.

Elder care options
December 1, 2017

Talking to your parents about their future care

It’s difficult to talk to ageing parents about elderly care and their future plans. Read our tips for talking to elderly parents about care and support.