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Age Co Personal Alarms

Get help fast in any emergency, 24 hours a day at the touch of a button.

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Personal alarms worn by the elderly

Age Co is 100% owned by Age UK and gives its profits to the charity. In the last 5 years Age Co has donated more than £12m to Age UK.

Independence when it's wanted, help when it's needed

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.

Age Co Personal 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.

Get 3-months free with your Age UK personal alarm when you pay annually by Direct Debit

A Which? Trusted Trader Approved personal alarm service

Choose an alarm that works in the home and garden,^^ or a location-aware GPS alarm or watch 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 UK-based Emergency Resolution team, who aim to answer alarm calls within 30 seconds.

All alarms include a 30-day money back guarantee. Compare personal alarms to find the right alarm for your needs.

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Personal alarm range

Get 3-months free monitoring when you pay annually by Direct Debit^

  • 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
Elderly couple wearing GPS emergency alarm around the neck

How the personal alarm service works

Why choose an Age Co personal alarm? Age UK logo in white.

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 and supported over ¼ million people and their families with personal alarms. 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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Emergency pendant alarm worn around the neck on a strap

News and articles

Visit our useful guides and articles page to find the latest news from Age Co Personal Alarms as well as a selection of posts covering the topics below and more.

Trusted by alarm users and their families

Supporting Age UK with Personal Alarms

AgeCo Limited is 100% owned by Age UK and sells products and services designed to help people make the most of later life, retain their independence and live securely.

Age UK is the country’s leading charity dedicated to older people, and Age Co’s profits are given back to the charity. By buying an Age Co Personal Alarm, you are helping to fund the charitable work of Age UK.

Age UK campaigns for older people and provides a range of services across the country. These include an information and advice line, and a telephone friendship service that for lonely or vulnerable people can be a lifeline.

In the last 5 years Age Co has donated more than £12m to Age UK.

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