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15 Jul 2021 Elderly Care
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?
13 Jan 2021 Elderly Care
Caring for elderly parents: The ultimate guide
Most elderly people live at home and need at least some level of care from relatives to maintain their independence. We've put together some important things to think about if you're caring for elderly parents. This includes tips on safety, wellbeing and changes you might need to make around the home.
16 Dec 2020 Activities for the Elderly
Self Care Activities: The 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.
26 Nov 2020 Elderly Care
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.
17 Nov 2020 Activities for the Elderly
Lockdown hobbies & activities for elderly women
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.
15 Jun 2020 Telecare & Alarms
Telehealth Care & Medical Alarms: 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.
18 Mar 2020 Activities for the Elderly
How to Combat Loneliness When Living At Home Alone
Loneliness within the elderly community is a fairly common issue. As people age, they become more vulnerable to loneliness. This could be because they can't get out much or they retire and don't have the same social networks. But what are the signs of loneliness in elderly people? How can you prevent loneliness in elderly relatives? And how can a personal alarm system make a lone elderly person feel safe?
18 Feb 2019 Telecare & Alarms
Simple gadgets & 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.
26 Oct 2018 Fall Protection
How to prevent falls in the elderly in and out of the home
As our parents and grandparents age, their health may deteriorate and they may become more vulnerable to the risk of falling. Falls impact not only people's physical but mental health as well. A fall can knock a persons confidence, so how can we all help reduce the risk of falling?