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Non-Age-Related Reasons Why You May Need a Medical Alert Device

by Matt Myers

A medical alert device is a crucial piece of an emergency response kit. That said, some seniors might find comfort in an additional tool: a medical ID bracelet.

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Movie Characters Who Could Have Used a Medical Alert System

by Matt Myers

We spend a lot of time talking about how medical alert systems can improve your life. But our devices can also improve the lives of our favorite fictional characters. From the accident-prone to the healthy, we couldn’t help but notice that many of our favorite movie characters could have used a medical alert system in their moments of crisis.

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Community Service Ideas for Seniors

by Matt Myers

Times are tough. With Americans experiencing record high unemployment rates and a pandemic sweeping across the world, we could all use a bit more happiness and charity in our lives. People around the country are looking to community service as a way to give back to their towns and neighborhoods.

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Radio Recliner Allows Senior DJs to Connect

by Matt Myers

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, seniors around the country are struggling to connect with loved ones, friends, and family. But, back in April, some seniors saw this as an opportunity to connect. Rather than meeting in person, these seniors decided to unite over air waves. Radio airwaves, to be more specific.

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How to Protect Your Skin as an Older Adult

by Matt Myers

It’s officially summer, and you’re probably spending more time outside. Sun exposure is important for a variety of reasons – it boosts mood and helps the body make Vitamin D, a vital nutrient. But added time in the sun also spells danger, especially for folks with aging skin. Sun

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4 Must-Listen Podcasts for Seniors

by Matt Myers

Podcasts are an increasingly popular form of media enjoyed by people of all ages. In essence, podcasts are pre-recorded radio shows that users can play on demand. Podcasts are often downloaded straight from the podcast website or streamed on podcast hosting apps like Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, and many others.

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Common Causes of Falls and How to Avoid Them

by Matt Myers

We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: Falls pose a large health risk to people over the age of 65. Most of us are familiar with common fall causes, like slippery bathroom floors and rogue items on the floor. But many of us are oblivious to the less obvious dangers – dim lighting and certain medications, among others.

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Should You Adopt a Companion Animal?

by Matt Myers

Pet adoption is at an all-time high in the United States. It makes sense: People are spending more time at home, often without the company of others. After a few weeks, a furry friend starts to sound like a great investment.

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The Benefits of Eating Seafood for Older Adults

by Matt Myers

Grocery shopping looks a little different in 2020. Between pandemic-caused shortages and hurried, masked trips to the grocery store, many seniors have had a hard time sourcing food during the coronavirus pandemic.

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What to Look for in a Home when Downsizing

by Matt Myers

People choose to downsize for a variety of reasons. Seniors tend to downsize more than any other demographic, aging out of large homes and wanting to find more manageable spaces to make their own.

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