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Living independently in your home

Useful and advice and guidance on how to keep living independently in your current family home.

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Technology enabled care is vital for alleviating pressure on the NHS

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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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Telecare is Vital for Alleviating Pressure on Elderly Care

Various innovations, from smartphones to lifelines, can be used to enable vulnerable elderly people to live in their homes for longer, meaning less pressure on health and social care services

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Former Olympic Athlete Dame Mary Peters Says Having A Personal Alarm Makes Her Feel Safer When Home Alone

She certainly isn’t what most people think of as a vulnerable older person, but Dame Mary Peters feels safer knowing she can call for help at the touch of a button.

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How Telecare Is Cutting Hospital Admissions

Telecare services are a practical solution to providing remote monitoring to people living at home.

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Number Of Seniors Using Mobile Telecare Systems Will Reach 3.4m In 2021

The use of personal alarms is likely to become increasingly common over the next few years, and for many an alarm will become an essential device, as indispensable as a mobile phone.

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Pendant Alarm Lifelines

Pendant alarms are not only useful for people who live alone: they can be a real lifeline for carers as well, as the following case study shows.

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Caring for an Aging Parent From a Distance

Caring for an ageing relative is both challenging and rewarding. But when the relative - parent, aunt, uncle or grandparent - lives some distance away, the logistical problems can become complex.

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