Technology to keep you safe If you’re finding daily tasks difficult to carry out or remember to do, there are many technological aids available to help make later life easier.
Personal alarms can help people who live alone to feel safer and more secure by providing contact to the outside world in the event of an emergency.
Telecare systems make use of new technology to help people in later life continue to live independently. We explain your options and how they can be used in the home.
Our guide to memory gadgets that help people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or memory loss stay safer and more independent at home.
Technology has transformed many aspects of everyday life, and today there are many clever devices available to help older people stay safe and independent at home.
If you would prefer a phone that’s easy to use, there are various simple models available, as well as specialist phones and apps for those with memory problems.
Find out how smart technology can be used to make your home more secure and help you stay independent for longer.
Find out how telehealth can support people with certain health conditions, such as hypertension, chronic asthma and diabetes.
Assistive technology can help you live with greater freedom and independence, but it shouldn’t be seen as a replacement for one-to-one contact and support.