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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.

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Recent articles

Elderly lady fallen on floor
March 23, 2022

The most common causes of falls in the elderly

We look at some of the main causes of falls in the elderly, including common fall hazards in the home.

Grieving elderly parent
March 14, 2022

How to help your grieving parent

Supporting an elderly loved one when you are also grieving is difficult. We have some practical advice to help.

Will and paperwork
March 3, 2022

What has to be done when someone dies

A step-by-step guide with advice about what to do when someone passes away.

Analogue telephone landline
February 16, 2022

The analogue phone line switch off

Our Customer Service team have been explaining what the digital upgrade will mean for analogue phone lines.

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.