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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

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

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,

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.

Safe, Healthy, Independent Living for Seniors

More than ever, seniors can stay at home instead of having to live in an assisted living facility. They want to take care of themselves as much as possible, for as long as possible.

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

A Senior Medical Alert: All the Bells and Whistles

Over the past few decades, medical alert technology has saved the lives of countless individuals. Today’s senior medical alert systems are incredibly important for older individuals who choose to lead active, independent lives. In

Mobile Medical Alert Systems for Active Seniors

A monitored medical alert system installed in the home provides added protection for seniors in an emergency when they can’t make it to a telephone to place a call for help. But what about

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

Don’t Count on Cell Phone in Emergencies

One of the arguments against having a medical alert system is that you do not need one; after all, you have a cell phone. The thinking is if you fall or suffer a medical

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