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6 Common Conditions that Can Mimic Dementia

Dementia is becoming an increasingly common condition amongst America’s older adults. There are many conditions and factors that can mimic symptoms of dementia. Know about these before they happen to you or a loved one.

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What Is Coronary Artery Disease and How Can You Prevent It?

Coronary artery disease, also known as CAD or ischemic heart disease, is the most common type of heart disease. It’s estimated that over 18 million adults over the age of 20 have coronary artery disease, and about 20% of deaths from CAD happen among those who are younger than 65. Learn what it is and how to prevent it.

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Top 10 Myths About Medical Alert Systems

Medical alert systems for seniors provide exceptional peace of mind. But there are some myths floating around out there about these helpful devices and you may question if they are as good as advertised. The fact is that an estimated three million people are protected by a medical alert device every day . It can be a true life-saver, and in fact, it is for many people.

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Inexpensive Ways to Make Caregiving Easier

Many family caregivers are unpaid, devoting their time, energy, and money to taking care of those they love. That might mean that they wind up working fewer hours outside the home, taking extended time off from paid positions, or otherwise taking a financial hit. Finding affordable ways to ease the caregiving burden can help make overall day-to-day living easier for everyone.

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Stroke and Recovery: Medical Alert Systems Can Help

A stroke can be a frightening, challenging event that changes many things about your life. Medical alert systems can ensure your safety during stroke recovery.

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Medical Alerts and Peace of Mind for those with Osteoporosis

Those with osteoporosis have a greater risk of fractures. Suffering a fall could have serious consequences. The help you need can be on the way immediately with a 24/7 medical alert system.

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Smoothie Recipes for Every Taste and Nutritional Need

As we age, our bodies have more difficulty absorbing and processing nutrients. Smoothies are a great way to get the nutritional boost you need without the use of supplements. Here are some great recipes for seniors!

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How a Medical Alert Device Can Help Those with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease can lead to many changes in your life. Learn what Parkinson’s is, what it looks like, and how you can use a medical alert system to complement your treatment for more peace of mind.

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Does Owning a Pet Help You Live Longer?

As pet owners have attested for hundreds or even thousands of years, a furry companion can make life much more enjoyable. There has long been anecdotal evidence that cats and dogs can help you live longer, be healthier, and stay much more active. Now science has confirmed what we all knew from the start: that your pet can give you a much better quality of life.

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7 Tips for Selecting a Medical Alert System for an Aging Loved One

Do you have an aging loved one you are concerned about? Are you worried they may fall or need help and be unable to get to the phone? Does your loved one tend to wander and get lost? With more than 36 million falls reported in the senior community each year, there’s no question that this is a valid concern. However, there are many other times a senior may need assistance, too. Here are 7 tips to help you find the best medical alert system for your elderly loved ones.

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