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Recent articles

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?

Elderly woman at home
January 25, 2022

How to monitor elderly parents remotely at home

Remote monitoring can help families and carers support elderly loved ones from a distance. 

Elderly woman in nursing home or care home
January 20, 2022

Can a hospital force you to go into a nursing home in the UK?

We discuss your rights and the circumstances when a nursing home or care home may need to be considered.

Elderly couple with walking sticks
January 5, 2022

A guide to walking aids

Walking aids such as walking sticks, rollators and zimmer frames can greatly help your independence, if you choose the right model for you.

Coronavirus update
January 3, 2022

What is Taking Care doing to deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

Find out how we are keeping our personal alarm customers and staff safe during coronavirus. We continue to provide 24/7 alarm services during Covid.

Home care nurse
December 2, 2021

The 8 most common types of in-home care for your loved ones

Considering home care? We explain the most common types of in-home care.

Best personal alarms specialist award
December 1, 2021

We've been voted Best Elderly Personal Alarm Specialist!

We’re excited to have been awarded Best Elderly Personal Alarm Specialist in the GHP Social Care Awards 2022.

Getting a personal alarm for elderly parents
November 29, 2021

How to talk to Mum or Dad about getting a personal alarm

We’ve put together a step-by-step guide to help you talk to your elderly loved ones about the benefits of having a personal alarm.