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Video 1: Emergency Device Keeping Older Residents Safe While Living Alone (WTAE.com Pittsburgh, USA)

Video 2: Telecare Show Home Visit March 2011 (Buckinghamshire County Council, UK – YouTube)

Death rate spikes after quake. More evidence that shifting old people from their established homes when it is not a choice they have made increases the probability of their dying. Stuff.co.nz.

Quick thinking of call operator averts a potential tragedy involving pensioner Another story where a smoke alarm connected to a telecare response centre saves a life. The key factor in this case was that the operator didn’t assume that ‘I’m fine’ meant that everything was okay. Walsall Advertiser, UK