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Whether it is for yourself or for a loved one, our personal alarms are designed to give you the reassurance that help is available at the touch of a button. Plus, features such as Fall Detection mean that someone will always be there when needed, even if you can't press your SOS button. This could be friends and family, a carer or one of our fully trained Response Centre Operators. Just knowing that you can call someone at any time will give you peace of mind and it is great for your wellbeing.

We're helping people to live independently in their own homes and we understand the benefits and comfort this can give you or your loved one. Our personal alarms are just one way you can plan ahead for the future. But we know that it's not just about how you feel in your own home. That's why we created a range of alarms with built-in GPS. So, if you like to get out and about, you can keep doing the things that you love. This could be meeting friends or doing the shopping. It could also be taking the dog for a nice long walk or taking part in a hobby like fishing or hiking.

We've put together loads of practical advice and ideas to help you live the life you choose with confidence. Maybe you're worried about an elderly parent falling or you're living with an underlying health condition and you're looking for tips. Perhaps you live an active lifestyle but you're looking for extra peace of mind. There's bound to be something for you in our blog.

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How to use a personal alarm
16 Sep 2021

How to use a personal alarm

Sometimes buying a personal alarm is overwhelming due to not being sure about how to use it, or how easy it’ll be to set up for the user. Here we give you the basic help to understand how to use a personal alarm.
Take Time for Self Care
25 Aug 2021

How do I make time for myself as a carer?

If you are caring for your elderly mum, dad or any other loved one, it can be exhausting and you may struggle with your wellbeing. It is very important that you take time out for self-care. Here are some helpful suggestions on ways you can take care of yourself as a carer.
Tackling elderly lonliness
13 Aug 2021

Can a befriender help my widowed mum feel less lonely?

More elderly people are saying that they feel lonely than ever before. Luckily there are a few ways in which we can tackle loneliness. One way is introducing your elderly loved one to a befriender.
A Space for Anxious Shoppers
30 Jul 2021

A safe space for anxious shoppers

A third of people age sixty or over have reported feeling more anxious recently. With lockdown easing, some businesses are creating safe spaces to give people a place to go to if they are feeling anxious.
Personal alarms for elderly loved ones
20 Jul 2021

25th of July is the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

Earlier this year in January Pope Francis announced that July 25th would be World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, a time when the Catholic church will honour and celebrate grandparents and the elderly.
Keeping Mum or Dad at Home
19 Jul 2021

How much does a care home cost in the UK?

It’s a problem facing many UK families. Is there any way I can keep my elderly mum or dad living at home for as long as possible? Can we afford the cost of a care home?
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15 Jul 2021

Will my elderly parents be excluded from a cashless society?

We all started to notice the closure of local banks way before the pandemic and Covid-19 only served to speed this process up with many shops and other businesses only accepting cashless transactions. But where does that leave our elderly relatives?
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16 Dec 2020

What are the health benefits of meditation?

Meditation is a mind and body practise that promotes calmness, relaxation and has many psychological benefits. It is something that can be enjoyed at any age and it is especially thought to benefit elderly people for many reasons. These include reducing stress and creating a calmer mindset.
Senior woman looking at paperwork with caregiver
26 Nov 2020

Most common long term health conditions for the elderly

Long term health conditions can affect us from any age, but this is something we probably think about more as we get older. We've put together a bit of information on some of the main conditions to be aware of for yourself or an elderly loved one.
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17 Nov 2020

Lockdown hobbies for women at home

With a SureSafe personal alarm UK women have been living independently in their homes throughout lockdown. whether you’re furloughed or generally finding more time on your hands, we've put together some of the best activities and hobbies you can do at home to keep you active and entertained.
Personal Alarms for Peace of Mind
15 Jun 2020

Telehealth care: The Ultimate Guide

Telehealth care is helping UK families to connect to each other nationwide. Whether you have concerns about an elderly parent falling, you have a loved one in a rural or remote location or you want to make a younger relative feel more comfortable - using a personal alarm pendant or a wrist worn fall detector can give you reassurance and peace of mind.
Senior man with younger caregiver
18 Feb 2019

Simple gadgets and personal alarms to help dementia patients

When people hear the word dementia, they generally associate it with a single disease. This is not the case, however. Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe a memory loss problem that impacts the proper functioning of the brain. It can affect anyone but it's more common in elderly people.
Active Older Woman checking her fitness watch
25 Oct 2018

What is telecare? Everything you need to know

Telecare is a remote monitoring service that allows elderly and vulnerable people to maintain independence, whilst also staying safe. Telecare equipment has become an essential requirement for many families with elderly loved ones, ensuring they are able to call for help should the worst occur, giving everyone peace of mind.
Combating elderly loneliness
23 Aug 2018

Always worried about a loved one’s safety?

We have developed telecare devices that are designed to give your family peace of mind. If you are concerned about an elderly loved one's safety but they want to live in their home independently, a personal alarm will give you the reassurance that you need. Likewise, if you yourself are looking for ways to feel safe in your own home, knowing that help is always at the touch of a button can offer a lifeline.
Personal alarms for elderly loved ones
16 Jul 2018

Alarm technology- telecare at its best

Alarm technology is always improving, it's never been easier to connect to elderly parents or loved ones in remote locations. Advanced features such as Fall Detection, personal alarm and GPS tracker systems and technology that lets you talk via your watch or pendant means that families are staying connected. Telecare gives you the reassurance that if anything ever happens to a loved one, you will be alerted straight away.
Personal Alarms for Elderly Health
30 Jun 2018

Elderly health & careline personal alarms

We saw the first careline alarms in the 1970s and they have come a long way since then. Technology has advanced a lot and personal alarms are used by people of all ages and, with features such as fall alarm, they can help support a range of conditions. They still play an important part in elderly health care and they can offer reassurance for both the wearer and their loved ones.
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25 Jun 2018

Personal alarms - safety for the elderly made easy

As people grow old, they become more dependent on others for their well being and safety. Pendant personal alarms with GPS tracking and Fall Detection are just one way that elderly relatives can continue living in their own homes independently and with peace of mind.
Elderly patient and caregiver
08 Apr 2018

Home fall detection for the elderly

One of the major concerns, when an elderly loved one lives alone, is that they might have a fall. Fear of falling down can be scary for anyone at any age, however, as people age, it can be more dangerous and can cause panic. Alarms that feature our advanced automatic fall detection mean that if the worst ever happens, somebody will be alerted right away.
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04 Apr 2018

Personal alarm and GPS tracker for elderly with dementia

Getting lost and finding yourself confused is a common symptom of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and can cause a person to panic. If your loved one has a habit of wandering off, a GPS personal alarm and mobile phone technology means that your elderly parent or a relative can be located wherever they are.
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21 Mar 2018

Personal alarms for elderly loved ones

As people age, they are likely to have more health complications. There are many personal alarms available that can help put a loved one's mind at ease. Just because a lifeline alarm uses advanced technology doesn't mean it should be difficult to use. At SureSafe all of our alarms are really easy to understand and can be used straight out of the box.
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