Technology has dramatically changed the way we all live our daily lives. Many of us are surrounded by smartphones and computers either at work or at home, giving us the ability to easily gather information, create and share content, socialise, shop, and Read More
ONS statistics from 2015 have revealed that dementia (including Alzheimer’s) has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in England and Wales.
For many, mobility scooters turn those tasks that age or illness have rendered tricky into possibilities again. But, for people who feel they’re only just reaching the stage at which a scooter might benefit them, it can be a confusing world to Read More
If getting about has become an issue and is affecting your quality of life, you should consider getting some equipment to help you. We have included an overview of aids so that you can decide which is the best option for you. Read More
Restless legs syndrome (RLS), also Willis-Ekbom disease, is a very common condition characterised by unpleasant sensations such as throbbing or creeping in the legs and sometimes an overwhelming urge to move them. RLS can also affect other body parts such as the arms.
At Telecare Choice we often provide Telecare Alarms to those with serious or long-term diseases and illnesses. As part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month we are making our customers aware of the symptoms and causes of this disease so that you are better informed to protect yourself. Read More
A new study has suggested that elderly men who exercise may cut their risk of suffering from serious injury if they fall; such as broken bones. Scientists were looking to test whether or not elderly people would benefit from following exercise programmes. Read More
Poor sleep in the elderly Poor quality sleep or disturbed sleeping patterns can be unhealthy to most of us. But poor sleep in old age is even more problematic to long term health than we might think. Those who suffer from fragmented sleep Read More
Risk of falls dangerous to elderly One of the biggest threats to the health of the elderly or disabled is the risk of falls in the home or garden. After a fall it is common for the elderly to end up in Read More
Hospitals turning into care homes With the NHS facing it’s ‘worst winter’ yet, there seems to be no let up on the pressure hospitals are facing, with huge numbers of patients bed-blocking. Read more from the Telegraph. These patients generally have no where else to go Read More