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Caring for Your Brain Helps to Prevent Falls

As you age, it is important to keep your brain active and healthy. Doing so can provide a variety of benefits including maintaining your physical health, quality of life, and independence. It can also reduce the risk of a fall and prevent the development of more serious conditions such as Alzheimer’s and dementia. Learn why caring for your brain is so important and get some tips on how to keep it healthy.

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17 Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

Fall is here and it’s time to celebrate. With colorful leaves, Halloween, Thanksgiving, sports, and more, there are dozens of reasons to get excited. There are a variety of festive ways to enjoy autumn. Let the fun begin with these 17 Festive Fall Activities for Seniors!

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Introducing Alert1's On-the-Go Medical Alert Wrist Watch

Alert1 has added an On-the-Go Medical Alert Wrist Watch with GPS and pedometer to its top-rated medical alert system product offerings. This fashionable and functional emergency alert device is now available to the public. Whether you are a senior or a caregiver, there are many reasons to consider getting our newest personal safety solution. Learn more about its useful features and how it works.

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Celebrating the International Day of Older Persons

October 1st is the International Day of Older Persons. This special day was established in 1990 when the United Nations General Assembly voted to set aside a day for raising awareness about issues affecting the elderly. There are many ways older persons positively contribute to our world that are deserving of honor. Learn some fun facts about seniors and get some ideas on how to celebrate.

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Strategies for Seniors: Simplify Your Cooking to Save Time and Energy

As you get older, daily tasks can become more difficult. This includes cooking. While you may enjoy cooking, meal prep for seniors can be tiring and take a lot of time. Simplifying your cooking process and meals as you age can benefit you by giving you more free time and saving energy to enjoy other activities and pursuits. Ready to simplify your cooking? Check out our useful tips!

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Age-Related Memory Loss or Something More Serious: How to Tell the Difference

Standard age-related memory loss, cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia all have very similar symptoms that affect your memory and cognitive abilities. This makes it difficult to determine which condition is affecting you. This blog will help you understand the difference. It is also important to talk to your doctor and take preventative measures early on to help decrease your risk of developing dementia.

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6 Ways Your Life Can Change After a Fall

There are many ways your life can change after a fall. Adapting can be stressful, but there are ways you can make these changes easier. It is also important to take precautions to prevent a second fall as falling once doubles your chances of falling again. Be sure to take your first fall seriously and take necessary precautions to prevent another fall.

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Understanding the Difference Between Professional and Family Care

Every senior has different needs when it comes to care. Determining what daily activities you need help with can help you determine what kind of caregiver you need. This blog will teach you the difference between different types of caregivers and help advise you on setting up a care plan.

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A Guide for Staying Social and Making Friends as a Senior

Socializing becomes trickier as you age. The COVID-19 pandemic has made socializing even more difficult. Alert1 understands how important social connections can be to a senior's mental and physical health. This guide will help you understand how lack of socialization can negatively impact your health. It also provides tips to help you stay social as you age.

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Top Ways to Maintain a Caregiver-Work-Life Balance

Maintaining a caregiver-work-life balance can be stressful for both caregivers and their families. Learning to identify and manage caregiver burnout can improve both your life and the life of your aging loved one. It is important to seek out workplace benefits and strategies to keep your mental and physical health in check.

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