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Even Short Falls Can Be Life-Threatening for Seniors

It is no secret that falls are serious business for seniors. Studies show a third of all seniors fall every year. Some 2.5 million emergency room visits annually are attributed to elderly people falling

Tips for Seniors to Avoid Falls

We all know how susceptible seniors are to falling — a third of all seniors will suffer a fall each year. We also know how a serious injury from a fall can lead to

Fall Alarms for Seniors

According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three seniors will suffer a fall each year. Some of these falls are minor; others, however are very serious. For the

Pennsylvania Medical Alert

An estimated 15% of all of the residents of Pennsylvania are over the age of 65. That is one of the highest ratios in the nation. So it is no surprise that Pennsylvania medical alert

Do You Need a Fall Alarm?

Shopping for a medical alert system can be a dizzying experience. There are so many options from which to choose, the newest of which is a fall alarm. But do you really need this

Why You Need a Fall Alarm

The common statistic cited for falls among seniors is that a third of people over the age of 65 will suffer a fall every year. But what is not commonly mentioned is survival statistics.

Fall Alarms for Seniors

You have probably heard this before — a third of all seniors in the United States will suffer a serious fall every year. The statistic could be dismissed as a cliché if it were

#1 Senior Emergency: Falling Down

It happens more often than we would like to admit — a senior who is in the best of health suffers a serious fall and it begins a downward spiral that ends in his

Fall Alarm for Seniors

Studies show that a third of all seniors will suffer a serious fall every year. Often times these falls occur when a senior is alone and cannot get up and call for help. These

Pros & Cons of ADT Medical Alert System

When choosing a medical alert provider, you can do worse than going with the industry leader, and that would be ADT. But like every company, ADT is not perfect. Here are some pros and