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The Mental and Physical Benefits of Fishing

We know that 2020 has been a difficult year for most people. With fewer opportunities for socializing and self-care, many seniors are struggling to maintain mental and physical health.

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5 End-of-Summer Activities for Seniors

The seasons are shifting yet again. The days are growing shorter and the temperature is beginning to drop, allowing for a new range of senior-friendly activities.

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Know the Signs of a Female Heart Attack

Most people know the signs of a heart attack: sharp chest pain, shortness of breath, and eventual loss of consciousness. However, far fewer people know the signs of a female heart attack.

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What Does "Aging in Place?" Mean?

A lot of senior resources use the term “aging in place.” While some of our users may be familiar with the phrase, its meaning isn’t necessarily intuitive.

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How to Talk to Lonely Parents About Holiday Plans

Nobody expected the world to change so drastically in 2020, yet here we are. With an ongoing pandemic, travel restrictions, and continued shutdowns, Americans are bracing for the end of the summer.

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Why You May Need a Medical Alert Device

People purchase medical alert systems for a variety of reasons. As you likely know, age is among the most common motivations for investing in a system.

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

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

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

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

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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