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Aging in Place is Easier with an Alert Necklace for Elderly Parents

Helping a parent age in place requires a multi-faceted strategy. From home health care to lawn care, children of elderly parents have a lot of decisions to make. But, no matter your parent’s situation, an alert necklace for elderly is always an essential addition.

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Medical Alert Systems Can Help Seniors Age in Place

When our children reach a certain age, we sit them down to have “the talk.” Then, once our parents reach a certain age, they sit us down to have “the talk.” For most elderly parents, that conversation dances around the idea of moving into an assisted living facility, trying out a retirement community, or hiring a home health aide.

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How Biden Administration Executive Orders Will Affect Seniors

Many of President Biden’s executive actions and legislative efforts are centered on the coronavirus pandemic – addressing vaccination efforts, masking, testing, and financial assistance. However, many of these initiatives tackle other aspects of American life. Below, we’ve laid out four of the biggest changes seniors can expect to encounter – as well as a few that may affect loved ones.

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Smart Jewelry is Popular, but Senior-Friendly Emergency Necklaces Are Safer

Smart jewelry accessorizing is on the rise. An increasingly popular accessory across age groups, smart jewelry allows users to gain insights to their personal health through stylish bracelets, necklaces, and rings. But, while smart jewelry might seem like an obvious choice for seniors, this isn’t always the case. Most of the time, these stylish emergency necklaces aren’t made for senior use, and they don’t provide the services most elderly folks need.

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Consider a Black Medical Alert Bracelet - A Stylish Option

If you’re looking for a sleek, inconspicuous way to wear a medical alert system, the black medical alert bracelet from Alert1 is a great option. Not all of our members enjoy wearing their alerts as pendants, and not all want a brightly colored wristband to accompany their alert buttons. If you’re an existing member with a PAX Plus system, our PAX Plus help button wristband is made just for you. Showerproof and with a 300 ft. range around the base unit, this is a great all-purpose tool for the careful senior.

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Boost Confidence in the Home with Wristband Fall Detectors

Seniors tend to lose confidence as they age for a variety of reasons. As we grow old, our bodies change, shifting our ability to complete tasks, engage in activities, and live our lives. Similarly, health issues become more common as we age, and diagnoses of chronic or age-related conditions can affect how we feel about ourselves.

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Finding an Electronic Medical Alert Bracelet for Your Lifestyle

Electronic medical alert bracelets are a very popular option among alert system users. Perfect for those who don’t like the classic pendant, they inject some style and comfort into these essential devices. If you’re on the hunt for an alternative wearing option for your device, this might be what you’ve been looking for.

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Stand Out and Stay Safe with Purple Medical Alert Bracelets

Some seniors like to keep their fashion choices on the subtler side. Others like to stand out. If you wear a medical alert system from Alert1, there’s an accessory to suit any style. But if you’d prefer your device to make a statement, our purple medical alert bracelets are the perfect choice. Silky smooth and lightweight with a vibrant purple hue, these wristbands make the perfect accessory for our more colorful members.

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For Falls, a Senior Fall Alert Bracelet or Pendant is Invaluable

Senior fall alert bracelets and pendants are an invaluable part of any senior safety toolbox. Whether you wear a medical alert system with fall detection around your neck, on your belt, or on your wrist, these devices are designed to detect falls. Once your device recognizes a fall, it will automatically connect to the Alert1 command center to get you the help you need.

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Medical Alert Wearing Options – Pendants to Wristband Medical Alerts

Your senior’s comfort with their medical alert device can ensure they’re wearing it during an emergency. However, it’s important to remember that not all types of medical alert systems will work for all seniors. We always recommend discussing comfort and preferences with your loved one before buying a system. How will they plan to wear it? Is the standard pendant okay, or would they prefer a wristband medical alert? There is a medical alert wearing option for all senior lifestyles – you just have to find what fits.

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