How to Talk to an Elderly Parent About Personal Health Alarms

From 2011 to 2012, 96,385 people aged 65 and over were hospitalised after a fall-related injury. Hearing statistics like this can be extremely worrying if you have an elderly parent living alone. Personal health alarms are a simple way of providing much-needed safety, security and peace of mind for you and your parent. As with many topics that arise during old age, the subject of personal health alarms can be a tricky one. If you think an alarm could be helpful for an elderly parent, it’s important to approach the topic in a...

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Four Reasons Home Owners Should Update Their Home Security Systems

Every year, there are around 200,000 home burglaries across Australia, an average of 2.5 percent of all properties in the country. There are some obvious things people can do to avoid joining the list of victims, such as not leaving keys under plant-pots nearby, tending your garden, keeping the home visible from the road and even owning a dog (any dog seems to work). However, for many people, the main line of defence is an effective security alarm system. Here are four reasons to make sure your alarm is fully-functional and why bringing in...

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