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Recent articles

Accessible bathroom for elderly and disabled
August 30, 2022

Tips on bathroom design for elderly relatives

We look at how some changes and additions to bathrooms can make a big difference to safer independent living.

Elderly woman using mobile phone
August 12, 2022

Emergency alert for elderly people: mobile phone vs personal alarm

We look at why a care alarm is a better option than a mobile phone in an emergency.

Staff at Taking Care
August 8, 2022

Staff Stories - Helen Heggadon, Customer Sales Advisor

Meet Helen, one of our Customer Sales Advisors who helps our customers choose the most suitable personal alarm for them.

Busy beach during heatwave
August 7, 2022

The main causes of UK heatwave deaths 2022

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

Holidays in UK for elderly people
August 1, 2022

Tips when planning holidays for the elderly in the UK

If you're planning a holiday, here are some things to consider to ensure you have the best possible break away.

Where are the best places in the UK for older people to live?
July 29, 2022

Where are the best places in the UK for older people to live?

We’ve identified the best places for older people to live, based on cost, health and lifestyle factors.

How Denise uses Taking Care Anywhere
July 22, 2022

Helping Denise live independently after a health scare

How a Taking Care personal alarm helped Denise remain independent after a health scare.

Elderly lady saving money
July 21, 2022

Money-saving tips for pensioners

The costs of living are increasing, making it more of a challenge to make ends meet. Read our money-saving tips for pensioners.