fall detection systems Archive

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

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 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

Who Needs Fall Detection for Seniors?

We have written extensively about medical alert systems that include fall detection for seniors. Some companies refuse to offer it, saying the technology has not been perfected to the point of reliability. Other companies

Medical Guardian Medical Alert Update

We have long been impressed with Medical Guardian. Its products and services rank among the best in the medical alert industry. But since we first completed the Medical Guardian Review of their medical alert

Bay Alarm Medical Alert Update

When we first reviewed the Bay Alarm Medical alert system, we were very impressed with the overall service. There was one thing we considered a shortcoming, however –customers needed a traditional phone line to

Fall Detection for Seniors

One of the more controversial issues in the medical alert industry today is fall detection for seniors. Several companies offer the potentially life-saving service, while others refuse to do so until the technology is

Fall Detection Medical Alert Systems

It seems like every day the “next big thing” is coming out. Whether it is a smartwatch or a telephone that turns into a tablet or a new vacuum cleaner, technology marches on and