Medical Alert Systems Archive

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

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,

Medication Monitoring for Senior Safety

Anna’s daughter Mary began noticing that her 84-year-old mother was occasionally exhibiting odd behavior, such as getting angry over little things, feeling more anxious, and having trouble sleeping. She checked with Anna’s doctor, and

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

Seniors Go Tech Savvy

It used to be that as people entered their golden years, it was expected they would retire, slow down, and settle for a much more sedentary life. This scene has changed dramatically in recent

“We Insist on Our Independence” — Modern Seniors Take Charge

Gene is 73 years old and still plays softball. 72-year-old Anita swims, takes art classes, cares for her horse, practices piano and cooks. Jack and Marie, 84 and 76 respectively, go ballroom dancing three

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

The Baby Boomer Generation of Seniors is Different

According to the Population Reference Bureau, the life expectancy in the U.S. increased by 11 years, from 68 years in 1950 to 79 years in 2013. With medical advances, people are now living longer