Medical Alert Systems Archive

Safe Independent Living

For many aging seniors, aging in place and continuing to live independently for as long as possible is a high priority. Older adults tend to value their independence, and it can be difficult to

Senior Volunteers – Making a Difference

Retirement doesn’t have to mean the end of active community engagement, and many seniors stay active and productive in their retirement years by participating in volunteer activities that align with their interests and passions.

Staying Productive Can Reduce Depression in Seniors

Far too many people 65 and older suffer from depression. Factors that contribute to the problem include physical disabilities, mental decline, isolation, and dementia. Perhaps the biggest contributing factor is the loss of a

Dance for Seniors: A Great Exercise Option

For Baby Boomers who grew up listening to rock ‘n roll in the 50s and 60s, music and dancing were an important part of life. Now that this generation is reaching retirement age, it’s

Aging: It’s a State of Mind

It’s a true saying that age isn’t a number. It’s all about your state of mind and your approach to life. According to survey findings reported by the Pew Research Center, the older we

Seniors in the 21st Century – A New Breed

With longer lifespans, older adults are spending more time enjoying their “golden years” after retirement, and advances in technology make it possible for them to stay active and involved in their communities far longer.

Getting Back into Action After Hip Surgery

Hip fractures and deterioration of the hip joint are issues experienced almost exclusively by seniors over the age of 60, and surgical intervention is often necessary to restore mobility. If you suffer a fractured

Senior Falls and Medications: What’s the Story?

Falls continue to be the most common cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries to older adults, with about one-third of the U.S. population over the age of 65 experiencing a fall each year.

Home Safety in the “Golden Years”

The years after retirement can be some of the freest, most exciting years of a person’s life: without career obligations, seniors are can now explore new hobbies and interests that they’ve always wanted to

Driving Safety Tips for Seniors

A common point of conflict for seniors and their loved ones is determining when it’s time to put away the keys and stop driving. Most seniors strive to maintain some semblance of independence, and