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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 Taking Care's three UK-based Emergency Resolution Centres with an average response time of just 6 seconds.††

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

Which Approved Age UK Personal Alarms

Personal alarm range

Personal Alarms for the elderly

Age Co 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 alarms for the elderly

Age Co Fall Alarm

Automatically calls for help from the home or garden when a hard 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 team 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 alarms for the elderly

Mindme GPS Personal Alarm

Location-aware GPS alarm that works when you're out and about

If you enjoy being active outdoors, the Mindme GPS Personal Alarm provides reassurance you can call for help in an emergency.

The pendant includes a in-built speaker and microphone so you can speak with the Emergency Resolution team at the touch of a button. GPS technology means the Emergency Resolution team will know where you are when you call and even if you're unable to speak, they'll be able to
direct help to your location.

The pendant can be worn around the neck or attached as a keyring. The Mindme GPS Personal Alarm is ready to use out of the box, with no set up required.

Mindme GPS Personal Alarm

GPS Fall Detectors for the Elderly

Taking Care Anywhere

Location-aware GPS alarm with in-built fall sensor that works at home and when you're out and about

The Taking Care Anywhere combines the ease of use of an in-home
personal alarm with the peace of mind of a fall detector and the freedom of a GPS tracker. The location-aware GPS pendant includes a in-built speaker and microphone and fall sensor that will automatically alert the Emergency Resolution team should you have a hard fall.

The location-aware GPS pendant can be worn around the neck, attached as a keyring or on a belt.

A spare backup pendant that works in the home and garden is also provided. For extra peace of mind, you can use it when your location-aware GPS pendant is charging.

Taking Care Anywhere

  • Get help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Peace of mind for you and your loved ones
  • Quick and easy to set up
  • No phone numbers to remember
  • Personal alarm warranty included
  • 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 team are available any time of the day or night should you need help in an emergency.

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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.

Personal alarms

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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