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Convincing an elderly relative that it might be time for them to wear a personal alarm is difficult – understatement. Whilst w…
How do you know when your parents or relatives need more help or care at home?  There may be obvious moments after a fall, a spell in hospital, or after the death of a spouse.  But so often we ar…
The consequences of a fall for an elderly parent or relative can mean a long spell in hospital, surgery, and worse.

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Grace Carnegie-Brown, explains how her parents daily lives have been transformed thanks to ‘an Alexa’ on their kitchen table.

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With benefits and allowances increasing from 1 April, the start of the new financial year, now is the ideal time to spring clean finances and make sure elderly parents and relatives are claiming ev…
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We’re fresh out of the Christmas holidays – a time when many families come together on mass to eat, drink and be merry. I know sadly this is might not be the case for everyone but the point we’re t…
Beat the scammers, don’t let your loved one become a victim Scammers have become more sophisticated in their bid to part us from our cash. From email scams and copycat websites to nuisance c…
As a Home-Watch Co-ordinator for more than eight years, I am often asked what’s the best advice on how elderly relatives can stay safe without alarming them. It’s important that you don’t sound pa…
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