Fall Detection Archive

Seniors and Falls: Risk Avoidance Strategies for Senior Health

Per the CDC, one in four adults age 65 or older will experience a fall. These falls commonly result in serious injuries or even death. Therefore, it makes sense to take measures that can

Seniors: Living Longer and Healthier

Only about a century ago, living past 50 years old was unusual. Today, seniors regularly live into their 60s, 70s, 80s and, though less often, 90s or more. This is largely due to the

Remote Monitoring for Senior Health

Joe lives alone. He’s 72 years old and a widow. Retired, he spends as much time in the garden as possible. He also enjoys cooking, visiting with neighbors, and seeing his grandchildren when they

The Most Common Senior Health Risks

Did you know that falls are the most common cause of injuries in people 65 years and older? These falls too often result in hospitalization as well as death. Current statistics indicate that one

New Tools for Caregivers

Here’s a typical scenario. You are in the kitchen fixing dinner and talking with a friend on the phone. Your 87-year-old mother is in the living room, reading a book. She then decides to

Keep Grandma and Grandpa Safe

They were there when your kids were born, and while they grew up. The kids may have fond memories of visiting them, eating Grandma’s soft, made-from-scratch cookies, or helping Grandpa fix the lawn mower

USA-Based Monitoring Centers−It Matters

Today’s medical alert systems are a world apart from the systems available 40 years ago. Where once they only featured a button on a base, today’s best medical alert systems have the capability of

Medical Alerts: 24-Hour Monitoring

82-year-old Martin was upstairs in his home while his wife Betty was in the basement doing laundry. Suddenly, Martin felt a searing pain in his chest followed by his legs collapsing beneath him. He

Automated Fall Protection – A Safety Feature That Makes Sense

70-year-old George was tending his garden, as he’s always done for many years. In fact, he could not imagine living where he couldn’t practice his green thumb skills as often as weather permitted. On

Safe, Healthy, Independent Living for Seniors

More than ever, seniors can stay at home instead of having to live in an assisted living facility. They want to take care of themselves as much as possible, for as long as possible.