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The latest tips, tricks, and news related to medical alert systems, aging in place, and technology for seniors.

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Easy Ways to Slip-Proof Common Household Surfaces

Falls pose a unique danger to elderly folks. In fact, accidental falls are the number one cause of unintentional injury leading to death among seniors.

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Common Foods that Can Cause a Medical Emergency

Eating healthily is on everyone’s mind, but elderly folks should always pay careful attention to the foods on their plates.

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The Best Medical Alert System Reviews

When seniors and family caregivers begin their search for medical alert devices, they quickly discover there are several available options. One of the most common ways to choose between competing medical alert providers is to consult online reviews.

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How to Personalize a Medical Alert System with Products and Services

Just because you or a family member has reached a point where a medical alert button makes sense to protect your health and your current living situation doesn’t mean you know exactly what type of system is right for you.

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A Medical Alert System from Alert1 Can Save Your Life

Smart consumers want to know they are getting their money’s worth, and they’re willing to do the research before making a purchase. When it comes to medical alert products, that means knowing whether these systems, in fact, save lives and improve medical outcomes.

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Get a Medical Alert System to Get Adult Children Off Your Back

Lots of families have the talk—or more likely a series of talks—about the best living situation for older family members. Children want aging parents to make all the right decisions for their health and living needs.

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Device Accessories: Pendants, Necklaces, Bracelets, Wristbands & Belts

No matter what accessory you choose, our medical alert devices are all convenient, secure and wearable. Our home pendant and wristband alert buttons are small (one inch long by a half inch wide) and lightweight (less than 2 ounces).

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Medical Alert Devices: Safe for Shower, Safe for Pacemakers and ICDs

Given the ability to instantly connect with a 24/7 Command Center using GPS technology, it’s important to know if you can take these devices into the shower and whether they have the potential to interfere with a pacemaker. With Alert1, you’ll know from the start that your device is safe to use and safe to carry with you.

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Personal Alert Systems for Communicating within the Home

Millions of accidents happen every year, but residents rarely think about how they can access emergency services from their homes. Tripping and falling are among the highest threats to seniors, but burns, cuts, and accidental poisonings can also happen in the safety of a person’s home.

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Get Fast Help for Life-Threatening Blood Clots

Blood clots are common among elderly people, but they can be life-threatening without fast action. There are two related conditions that can cause blood clots: deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which is the abnormal clotting of the blood in a deep vein, and pulmonary embolism (PE), which occurs when a DVT breaks free from its original site and travels through the blood stream. Both are very dangerous and can cause organ damage and death.

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