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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 equally pose a major risk, especially … Read More

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 popular and prestigious … Read More

Spend Time Giving The Elderly Support And You Could Save A Life

The level of support elderly people need differs hugely - whether it be full-time care or just a bit of communication to keep their spirits up. We can all offer the elderly support in order … Read More

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 a medical … Read More

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 gestures from individuals … Read More

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 people’s lives … Read More

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 elderly people, or people suffering from an … Read More

Could personal care lines relieve some of the strain on the NHS?

Public report expected to show lack of adequate NHS care for elderly. Care line alarm systems could be the answer... The Care Quality Commission is a report due to be published soon which is expected to … Read More

The hidden benefits of 24/7 care line and support system

It’s no secret that a personal alarm can be a hugely beneficial device for elderly people who live alone. The chance of having a fall or suddenly becoming ill unfortunately gets greater as we get … Read More

Which is better: Pendant or wrist alarms for the elderly?

If you have an elderly parent or relative who lives alone, you will know how hard it is to find the balance between granting them the independence they have always known, and ensuring they are … Read More