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Recent articles

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June 21, 2023

Can you get a fall alarm linked to a mobile phone?

Discover the peace of mind provided by a monitored fall alarm system, ensuring safety for your elderly loved ones.

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Recognising the signs of loneliness in the elderly

Download our Staying Connected guide to understand the symptoms of loneliness and address the causes.

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June 14, 2023

Signs of type 2 diabetes in the elderly

Type 2 diabetes is increasingly common in older adults and can have serious health implications if it isn’t diagnosed and treated effectively.

daughter spending time with elderly mother

How to help an elderly parent living alone

It's natural to be concerned about an elderly parent living alone. We explore practical strategies and a checklist that you can follow for elderly living alone. 

Steve enjoying his independence with elderly GPS tracker alarm
June 13, 2023

Supporting Steve's independence and safety with a GPS tracker alarm

How an out-and-about GPS personal alarm gives Steve the confidence to remain active in his local community. 

Emergency Resolution Operator - Taking Care
June 12, 2023

Staff Stories - George, Emergency Resolution Operator

Meet George, one of our Emergency Resolution Operators who answers emergency calls.

Busy beach during heatwave
June 12, 2023

The main causes of UK heatwave deaths

Analysis predicts the number of heat-related deaths will continue to increase as a result of climate change, but who is most at risk and what other factors are at play?

Man with elderly mother
June 5, 2023

Spotlight on Carers: Caring for elderly relatives

Our new report explores attitudes towards caring for elderly parents and the barriers carers face to accessing support.