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The Age Co personal alarm service provides peace of mind for you and your loved ones. It helps you to remain safe and independent in the home you love.

Which Approved Age UK Personal Alarms

Age Co personal alarms and fall alarms are monitored 24-hours a day so you can feel confident knowing help is available fast in any emergency.

Press the button on the alarm pendant to quickly call the Emergency Resolution team in the UK. The friendly team will speak with you through the alarm equipment to arrange help from family, friends or the emergency services at any time of the day or night.

Choose an alarm that works in the home and garden, or a location-aware GPS alarm that also works when you are out and about. **

Age Co Personal Alarms are provided by Taking Care (PPP Taking Care Ltd), the UK's first Which? Trusted Trader Approved personal alarm service. The life-saving 24-hour personal alarm service is provided by three UK-based Emergency Resolution Centres with an average response time of just 5 seconds.†

All alarms include a 30 day home trial and 1 month free alarm monitoring.^ Compare personal alarms to find the right alarm for your needs.

Which Approved Age UK Personal Alarms

Personal alarm range

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Personal Alarm

Easy to use personal alarm works in the home or garden

The Age Co Personal Alarm helps you remain independent in the home you love, safe in the knowledge that help is available at the touch of a button, 24-hours a day.

It's easy to set up, simple to use and reliable. You will have complete peace of mind that help can be co-ordinated fast in an emergency.

Choose between the landline or landline-free models, depending on whether you have a telephone landline.

Age Co Personal Alarm

Fall alarm worn on wrist or neck

Fall Alarm

Automatically calls for help from the home or garden when a fall is detected

The fall alarm has all the benefits of the Age Co Personal Alarm and also detects falls for extra peace of mind and security.

If you are a little unsteady on your feet, it is
reassuring to know the Emergency Resolution Centre will be alerted automatically should you fall.

Choose between the landline or landline-free models, depending on whether you have a telephone landline.

Age Co Fall Alarm

GPS Personal Alarm for Elderly

Taking Care Anywhere

Location-aware GPS alarm with in-built fall sensor works anywhere ††

Press the pendant button to get help from any location. Taking Care Anywhere provides peace of mind that you can call for help at home, in the garden or out and about.

GPS technology means the Emergency
Resolution Centre will know where you are when you call.

The pendant includes an in-built speaker and microphone. It has a fall sensor that will
automatically alert the Emergency Resolution Centre should you fall.

Taking Care Anywhere

  • Quick and easy to set up
  • No phone numbers to remember
  • Get help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Peace of mind for you and your loved ones
  • Free lifetime warranty and repair
  • You may not need to pay VAT on your personal alarm

How the personal alarm service works

1 Personal alarms for home and garden

Wear the alarm pendant

Comfortable and easy to use, you can choose how to wear your alarm pendant.

2 Alarm SOS button for elderly

Get help when you need it

The Emergency Resolution Centre is available any time of the day or night should you need help in an emergency.

3 Personal alarm service for old people

The team will answer quickly

The Emergency Resolution team will respond quickly, 24-hours a day, and will reassure you that help is on the way.

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Why choose an Age Co personal alarm?

Personal alarm pendant being pressed in emergency

Continue to enjoy your life with the confidence that help is available should you need it.

The life-saving alarm service is provided by Taking Care, the first Which? Trusted Trader approved personal alarm service in the UK. 

Taking Care has been providing personal alarm services for more than 30 years. Since 2008 alone, they have helped 170,000 people stay safe in their homes, supporting customers and their families across the UK. Taking Care are a 'Dementia-Friendly' organisation and unlike some other providers, do not outsource staff or services.

What's more, buying this service supports Age UK's charitable work.

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Personal alarm pendant being pressed in emergency

Elderly lady with bed alarm

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Supporting Age UK with Personal Alarms

Age UK is the country's leading charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life.

Age UK provide information and support for older people when they need it most. The charity champions the rights of the older people and campaigns to tackle issues such as loneliness and mental health.

Age UK also provides information and advice lines and a local network of volunteers to offer vital community support. 

By buying an Age Co personal alarm, you are supporting the charity work that Age UK do. In fact, donations to Age UK’s charitable work from Age Co sales are expected to reach £3 million each year.

Age Co is the name given to the products and services Age UK offer that can help older people remain independent and live securely. Age Co Personal Alarms were previously known as Age UK Personal Alarms.

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