Staying warm is a hot topic for older people, but relatives sometimes struggle to find a way to broach the subject. In this age of rising energy costs, thousands die each year from cold related illnesses. Turning up the heat, just a little, can make a vital difference, so it's something we all need to get to grips with.<p><p>TOM is the light-hearted way to tackle the serious subject of keeping warm. It provides an easy conversation opener: "How's Tom?". So whenever you check in with your relative you can check out the temperature.<p><p>With an easy to read textual display, a quick glance tells the user whether the room is warm enough. If the light flashes and the snowflake symbol appears, it's time to turn up the heat.