Pendant alarm – Weather Warning Advice – for users of monitored alarms

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Pendant alarms can be a lifeline anytime, but during disruptive weather conditions they can be even more important. That’s why it can be beneficial to know some functions of your monitored alarm – ideally before the bad weather hits.   Cold weather hazards can […]

Sleeping pills increase danger of falls, fractures in older users (New Study)

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Taking prescribed sleeping pills to treat insomnia may increase the risk of falling for older adults, according to new research.   You might think that if older adults are prescribed sleep medication, their risk of falling would reduce because […]

6 simple exercises to keep you mobile (…used by Physiotherapists)

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A new Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, UK animated video demonstrates how six simple exercises can keep people mobile and independent as they age.   From the age of thirty, people can lose up to 8% of […]

5 Lifeline Alarms For Your Elderly Parent (…pendant alarm buttons NOT included)

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  If you’re concerned about an elderly parent or family member’s ability to live safely at home, you may already have considered buying them a pendant alarm. Many people start thinking about emergency lifeline buttons after […]

Bed Exit Alarms & Falls at Home – An Overview

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Editor’s note: This post relates to 24/7 monitored (telecare) bed exit alarms, i.e. those which send an alert to a 24 hour monitoring centre when activated by a fall     People who fall at home can […]