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Seniors: Turn Off That TV!

If you are 65 years or older and thinking all you’ve got left is to wait out your days in front of the TV, think again. There has never been a better time for

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

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

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

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

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

How to Find the Best Medical Alert System for Active Seniors

More and more seniors are remaining independent and leading active lives into their golden years, and modern medical alert systems incorporate features for those who are more active. Technological advances in the medical alert