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Elderly couple having healthy snacks
January 29, 2024

Healthy snacks for elderly people

As we age, our taste and smell can change, making it difficult to consume all necessary nutrients.

Elderly woman with her digital personal alarm
January 16, 2024

How do personal alarms work?

Personal alarms provide peace of mind by connecting older adults to the right help when they need it. Explore different types of personal alarms and their benefits.

Personal alarm statistics in 2023
January 15, 2024

1.1 million alarm calls answered in 2023

Our Emergency Resolution Team worked hard in 2023 to keep our personal alarm customers safe and well.

Elderly couple at home
January 10, 2024

Guide to elderly benefits and entitlements

Billions in benefits and financial support goes unclaimed each year. Our guide outlines the main benefits and entitlements.

Elderly woman with swollen feet
January 10, 2024

Guide to swollen feet and ankles in the elderly

Swollen feet and ankles in older adults can lead to reduced mobility and an increased risk of falls.

Getting a personal alarm for elderly parents
January 2, 2024

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.

Elderly man having a fall
December 21, 2023

Common types of falls in elderly people

In this article, we'll cover common falls among the elderly, the reasons behind them, and ways to reduce the risk of falls.

Elderly people feeling unwell
December 12, 2023

Signs of pneumonia in elderly people

Pneumonia can be a very dangerous condition for older adults. We look at the signs and causes of pneumonia.

Elderly man keeping warm
December 6, 2023

Think H.E.A.T to keep elderly loved ones safe this winter

Follow these simple steps to ensure elderly loved ones stay warm this winter. Think H.E.A.T to keep safe and warm.

Couple at Christmas
December 5, 2023

Dementia-friendly activities for Christmas

We’ve compiled a list of Christmas activities to support those with dementia and their loved ones this festive period.