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Best Cell Phone Plans for Seniors

A study by the Pew Research Center finds 78% of people over the age of 65 have a cell phone. Just 30% of seniors have smartphones; after all, they are not busy swiping left

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

More People Getting Medical Alert Systems

If you are among many of your friends who has a medical alert system or is thinking about getting one, you are not alone. The medical alert business is growing by leaps and bounds.

Medical Alert Scam Shut Down

The Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Attorney General have shut down a medical alert scam that preyed on senior citizens. It is yet another example proving that all people, especially the elderly, have

Keeping an Aging Nation Safe

As medical technologies advance, people are living longer lives. This is nothing new; it has been happening for centuries now. But in our day and age, people who are in pretty bad shape are

Too Old to Buy Life Insurance?

In a perfect world everyone would buy life insurance when they are young. However, sometimes money is tight and cannot be spent on something that will only pay off when you are dead. Perhaps

Texas Medical Alert

The senior population of Texas is growing rapidly, with a 30% increase since 2000. Because of this, the state’s Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) may not be able to provide the services

Senior Housing Concerns

Most people go through life not concerned about where they will live. They move from house to house, apartment to apartment, without really worrying about anything. However, senior housing is a huge issue. The

Personal Alarm Systems for Seniors

For decades now people have relied on personal alarm systems to keep them safe and to give them the peace of mind that if something does happen, they are not really alone. But there

Senior Medical Alarms

While we all know that getting older is simply a fact of life, it is not a fact that getting older means living in fear that something will go wrong and no one will

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