Medical Alert Buttons Archive

Caring for your Elderly Relative

Either suddenly or gradually, you may now be finding yourself taking on a new role, that of caregiver for an elderly relative. Elderly needs cover a wide range, from simply checking in on mom

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

Enjoying the Golden Years in Safety

When Frank retired from his company ten years ago at age 63, he was looking forward to traveling and working on motorcycles in his garage to his heart’s content. And he did. But now,

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

A Safe, Happy Retirement

Now that you are retired, you may be looking forward to doing many activities you didn’t have time for when you were working. More gardening perhaps; that woodworking hobby you’ve always wanted to set

It Is All In the Attitude

Henry, a 76-year-old, loves to walk and jog. Even at his age, while a bit slower than he was in his 50s and 60s, he keeps up with his friends and gets great exercise.

70 Is the New 40?

There is no doubt that individuals 65 years or older are, in general, more active than their counterparts 50 years ago. Advances in medicine have been largely responsible in creating this fantastic change. It

Good News for Seniors Living Alone

If you are a senior, living alone and without any type of medical alert system, you could be in danger if you suffer a fall, have a heart attack or stroke, choke, or experience

Safety Issues Seniors Face Every Day

As we age, activities and movements naturally become more difficult, and sometimes impossible. Our bodies are not as responsive as they were when we were younger, and it can be discouraging to find that

Alert Systems for Seniors – How to Choose Right

As we age, our bodies don’t always cooperate as they once did. Balance can become a serious issue for seniors, leaving them vulnerable to potentially fatal falls and injuries. Those who live alone can