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Celebrating Grandparents Day

Tom Edlin | 13.09.19 | 0 Comments

September the 8th marks National Grandparents Day in the United States and families across the country will be taking the time to honor the older generation and help to make their grandparents and parents feel loved. Just the same as we have Mother’s Day and...

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In-Home Versus Mobile Medical Alert Systems

P. J. Aitken | 22.08.19 | 0 Comments

The first medical alert system sold in the US was launched by American International Telephone company in 1975, but it was rudimentary at best. These early medical alert devices required the user to wear a heavy medallion around their neck. Whenever they were in trouble,...

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Aging in Place – The Trend Among Baby Boomers

Nina Livelo | 25.07.19 | 0 Comments

Baby boomers are used to doing things their way. They are the original generation to ditch traditional American ideals, opting instead for independence and self-expression. Remember, they were responsible for the counterculture movement of the 60s and for the Summer of Love. So, is it...

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10 Benefits of a Medical Alert System

Tom Edlin | 25.06.19 | 0 Comments

A medical alert system is a device which can be used by anyone but is particularly useful for elderly, disabled, or those suffering from a serious health condition. It provides an alarm which signals, either by pressing a button or automatically, that the user is...

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Medical Alert Systems That Are Discreet

Nina Livelo | 26.05.19 | 4 Comments

Using a medical alert system is nothing to be ashamed of. Still, many people have a hard time coping with the idea of wearing a medical alert device. Considering how bulky, and frankly, ugly, these help button-equipped bracelets and pendants traditionally are, it’s not hard...

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How to Enjoy Safe Travels With Your MAS

Rachel Rumbelow | 30.04.19 | 0 Comments

Medical alert systems have come a long way. What was once a life-saving housebound technology for seniors and those with disabilities is now a wearable technology with mobile functions that allows for independence and travel. Many seniors today are enjoying safe travels to all parts...

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Why a Medical Alert System is Better than a Cell Phone in an Emergency

Nina Livelo | 26.03.19 | 0 Comments

As your loved ones get older and more fragile, it’s time to consider getting them a medical alert system. Home and mobile medical alert systems provide peace of mind for aging adults and those who care for them. In case of emergency, all they have...

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How Does Fall Detection for Medical Alert Systems Work?

Rachel Rumbelow | 13.02.19 | 0 Comments

Medical alert systems are a must for vulnerable seniors and loved ones who have mobility issues. But not all alert systems are made equal. If your system doesn’t have fall detection technology, you could be missing out on a life-saving feature. What is the fall...

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Medical Guardian vs. MobileHelp: Active Senior Favorite

Peter Stevens | 21.01.19 | 0 Comments

Modern medical alert systems aren't just for the terminally ill and feeble anymore. Their benefits extend beyond just the homebound and critically ill. Seniors who are frail or suffer from any number of health conditions can benefit from the protection offered by a medical alert...

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Winterization Tips for a Safe Season

Jeremy Hollander | 09.01.19 | 0 Comments

As we enter the heart of winter, it’s never too late to make sure your home is prepared for the harsh weather. Winterization can still be done at this time of year in order to protect yourself and your loved ones. Here are some suggestions...

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Common Mistakes When Buying Medical Alert System for Seniors

Peter Stevens | 05.12.18 | 1 Comments

When it comes to researching and buying medical alerts for seniors, it's probably your first time doing so. Without the right knowledge, you may be left vulnerable to making a purchasing mistake. Surely, you want to know that your investment is a wise one and...

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The Future Of Medical Alert Systems

Amy Sullvian | 08.08.18 | 0 Comments

For the past five decades, we've been seeing incredible medical device advancements and countless medical alert system trends. For example, medical alert systems used to be static. That is, there was no portability associated with a life alert bracelet or any other medical alert product....

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Medical Alert Systems: Benefitting More Than Just Seniors

Jeremy Hollander | 18.07.18 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately, a medical emergency can happen to anyone, not just elderly people. In fact, it’s a widespread misconception that only seniors can benefit from a medical alert system. However, a medical alert bracelet or pendant can be extremely useful for anyone with a fragile health...

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Helping Aging Parents Live Independently

Jeremy Hollander | 15.07.18 | 0 Comments

As your parents enter old age, they start needing more help. Cognitive abilities start to decline, and many physical movements may become more challenging or painful. They may need medication reminders or assistance in paying bills on time. Unfortunately, spending time helping aging parents isn't an...

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Tell-Tale Signs That Your Aging Parent Needs Help

Peter Stevens | 04.07.18 | 3 Comments

As your parent or elderly loved one ages, you may not notice any differences in their physical or mental abilities from one week to the next. But sadly, changes are indeed happening for older adults as their bodies and minds deteriorate with age. If necessary...

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Tips for After Hip Replacement Surgery

Amy Sullvian | 30.06.18 | 0 Comments

A hip replacement surgery can turn your life around by alleviating constant pain that your loved one experiences.  It can also help an elderly person to move about better and be more independent when it comes to daily chores and activities. However, hip replacement surgery...

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What Are Modern Medical Alert Systems

Amy Sullvian | 20.06.18 | 2 Comments

The increased sophistication of modern medical alert devices has made these life-saving systems more affordable than ever. Technology is the main reason why the global modern medical alert system market is growing rapidly. It has increased from $1.23 billion to $1.85 billion within the last...

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How To Prevent Hip Replacements

Jeremy Hollander | 15.06.18 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately, senior citizens can suffer debilitating injuries as a result of falling. In fact, injuries from unintentional falls cause over 33,000 deaths in the US every year. Seniors who are prone to falls are often the ones most at risk of then needing hip replacement...

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How Medical Alert Systems Save Lives

Peter Stevens | 15.05.18 | 0 Comments

Nothing is more important than your loved one's safety. As a parent or elderly person ages, they'll want to stay in their home for as long as possible. But inevitably, they'll become more dependent on other people. Today’s world is very fast-moving, and more than...

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