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Help Older People Stay Safe This Christmas

Christmas Day across the UK is a time when friends and families come together to celebrate, catch up and enjoy each other’s company. But for many people over the age of 65, Christmas can be a lonely and isolated time and one that can lead to safety fears.

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Reduce the risk of a fall

It is an unfortunate fact that as we get older we become more prone to slips, trips and falls within the home and garden. Our carelines will be called automatically by the equipment once it detects that a customer hasn’t moved for some time or has fallen.

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Making Your Home Work For You

Enabling people to live independently in their own homes has become increasingly important as the elderly population expands. With one in every five people expected to live to be a hundred, putting carefully designed technological systems into people’s homes can help them with their everyday needs and reduce the need for care.

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Reducing Falls in the Home

In addition to causing injury, falls in the home can cause older people to lose their confidence and be too frightened to live alone. Fortunately, technology is available that can help to reduce the risk of falls and ensure that help arrives promptly if they do occur.

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Tourism is for Everybody

A new campaign has been launched in a bid to make holidays and day trips easier and more accessible for the millions of disabled people who live in Britain. The Tourism Is for Everybody campaign aims to promote a better understanding of the needs of disabled people amongst those working in the travel and tourism industry.

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The benefits of telecare to hospitals

The problem of bed blocking is one we hear about only too frequently, here we look at how telecare could help people to stay safer in their own homes and to alert professionals quicker in the event of an emergency.

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10 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

Many people know someone who has Alzheimer’s disease and have experienced how this can affect both the individual and the family. Others may be unaware of the early signs of the disease, but here are ten warning signs to watch out for if you are concerned about a loved one.

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Research Reveals Over 85’s are Becoming Increasingly Isolated

A recent study undertaken by researchers from the University of Lincoln and Sheffield Hallam University has revealed that many people over the age of 85 suffer from isolation.

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