Elderly Care & Safety Advice Blog - Helpline

07/10/2019

Helpline Sign Armed Forces Covenent Pledging Continued Support

To show exactly how seriously Helpline take their commitment to the armed forces, we've proudly signed the Armed Forces Covenant. Here's the official wording explaining how we'll...

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27/09/2019

Assessing and Managing Risks at Home for the Elderly

One of the many great benefits of continuing to live at home throughout your golden years is that it’s familiar, comfortable, and most importantly; safe! Despite this, we...

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30/07/2019

Ageing in Place and it’s 5 Most Important Benefits

Nowadays, people are living longer and healthier lives than ever before. This is not only due to constant advancements in the medical field, but also because of the general...

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12/07/2019

Houseplants that can improve our wellbeing as we age

Ageing is an unavoidable part of life, and with many older people complaining of aches, pains and poor health as they age, it's important that you do all you can to preserve...

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02/01/2019

24hr Monitoring Alarm Services For Complete Peace Of Mind

Have any of your elderly parents or relatives had a fall or injured themselves in their home or garden recently? If you answered ‘yes’, was there help available immediately?...

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19/09/2018

Reflexology and Older People

Helpline’s mission has always been to help older adults who wish to remain living independently in their own homes. The pendant alarms and other services we provide are a...

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13/08/2018

Which is the best personal alarm for the elderly? (updated for 2018)

A guide to choosing the right personal alarm for you in 2018 Choosing a personal pendant alarm for you or a loved one can be a confusing process. There are many different...

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20/07/2018

10 Great Activities for Older People

Keeping active as you get older can be a challenge, especially if you find it harder to continue doing the activities you have enjoyed throughout your life. It is still...

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03/07/2018

A Guide to the Many Names of an Elderly Fall Alarm

A Panic Alarm for Elderly People Panic Alarm is an overarching term that applies to any alarm used by a person to call for help when they find themselves in need of...

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26/06/2018

Why Is a Quick Response So Important When the Elderly Fall?

Whilst it is possible to take steps to minimise the chances of such accidents, it is a sad fact that at least a third of over 65s fall once or more each year. As many as 50%...

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13/06/2018

10 Top Nutrition Tips for the Elderly

There is so much nutritional advice around it can be difficult to know exactly what you should and shouldn’t be eating.  Older people suffer disproportionately from...

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24/08/2017

Caring for elderly parents: getting them up and moving

Caring for elderly parents can be both rewarding and exhausting; it can range from helping with activities of daily life and dealing with medical conditions to leisure...

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17/07/2017

5 signs your elderly parent needs help at home

Thanks to technology and services like Helpline, today more and more older people are able to live independently and safely in their own homes for longer. We understand that...

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16/06/2017

Making sure your loved one is safe in warmer weather

As the country heats up we can forget some of the dangers the elderly community faces during the winter period. However, it’s important to remember that the summer can...

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17/05/2017

Helpline at the Devon county show

From the 18th-20th of May 2017, The Devon County Show is treating their visitors to three days of the very best of food, farming, entertainment and fun! As one of the most...

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06/05/2017

Spend time giving the elderly support and you could save a life

Different circumstances require different levels of help and unfortunately what we have to offer isn’t always enough. For those who need full-time care, there are many care...

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28/03/2017

Elderly personal alarms are a more worthwhile investment than you might think

There are so many reasons why people all over the world finally decide to invest in a personal alarm, and you’d be surprised to know that not every purchase is for those with...

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22/02/2017

You could be a life line for the elderly

You may think that saving the lives of the elderly is a job restricted to doctors, nurses and care providers but life lines for the elderly come in all different forms. Small...

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03/01/2017

When should you consider full-time care for your elderly parent?

Considering the number of centenarians in the UK has risen by 65% over the last decade (2015), life expectancy is at an all time high. Thus, there will come a time in most...

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02/12/2016

Devon fa’s walking football league is back!

Helpline are proud sponsors of The Devon Walking Football League. The Walking Football League was set up in order to provide the physical and mental benefits of exercise to...

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07/10/2019

Helpline Sign Armed Forces Covenent Pledging Continued Support

To show exactly how seriously Helpline take their commitment to the armed forces, we've proudly signed the Armed Forces Covenant. Here's the official...

Read More

27/09/2019

Assessing and Managing Risks at Home for the Elderly

One of the many great benefits of continuing to live at home throughout your golden years is that it’s familiar, comfortable, and most importantly;...

Read More

30/07/2019

Ageing in Place and it’s 5 Most Important Benefits

Nowadays, people are living longer and healthier lives than ever before. This is not only due to constant advancements in the medical field, but also...

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