Medication management systems
Find out more about correctly storing medication and how using a pill dispenser can help ensure you take medication as prescribed.
First aid kit
Having a well-stocked first aid kit is important in any home, but if you’re caring for an elderly family member, it’s absolutely essential.
People over the age of 60 are eligible for free prescriptions and it’s usually possible for a friend or relative to collect medication on your behalf.
Hearing and eye tests
If you’re experiencing problems with your vision or hearing, speak to your GP for tests, which are free on the NHS for those over 60 years of age.
Telehealth devices can support people with certain health conditions, such as hypertension, chronic asthma and diabetes.
Loneliness can make you miserable, and it can even lead to serious problems, such as depression or alcoholism.
Find out more about how to stay active and healthy in older age, with advice on doing gentle home exercise.