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Recent articles

Sandwich generation carers guide
March 23, 2021

The sandwich generation survival guide

A growing number of working people find themselves in the so called sandwich generation; caring for dependent children and for elderly relatives at the same time.

What is a pulse oximeter and should you have one?
February 10, 2021

What is a pulse oximeter and should you have one?

If you are wondering what a pulse oximeter is and whether you should have one, this short guide will answer your questions.

Connected smart home devices
February 5, 2021

How smart homes can help the elderly

How can you provide elderly care for someone living at home? Connected smart homes might be the answer.

How elderly can stay active
February 1, 2021

How to stay active as you get older

Physiotherapist Nancy Farmer offers expert advice for older adults on how to stay active and why it’s so important.

Teenager help elderly grandparent
January 22, 2021

What to do if an older person falls down

Falling down can be a bit of a shock, for observers and the older person. Find out how to help them back up when they’re fallen.

Older man and woman doing yoga exercise at home
January 6, 2021

What are the benefits of exercise for older adults?

Exercise has so many benefits, but what are its benefits for older adults, particularly those over the age of 60?

New personal alarm with Taking Care packaging
December 30, 2020

Advanced personal alarm with fall detection now available!

We're delighted to announce the launch of Taking Care Anywhere, our newest personal alarm and one of the most advanced personal alarm solutions available today.

Older couple walking outdoors
December 11, 2020

Is it worth buying a fitness tracker?

Fitness trackers can be useful to anyone, no matter their age or fitness levels. They can provide information around your heart rate, blood pressure and more.