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What to Prioritize in a Medical Alert Necklace for Seniors

Folks who have never used an emergency button may not know how to choose a medical alert necklace for seniors. To be fair, there is a lot to consider – especially if you’re choosing a system for an elderly relative or friend. From monthly costs and fall detection to pacemaker compatibility and on-the-go use, features can be tough to prioritize.

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Why an Emergency Alert Necklace is the Best Medical Alert System

While every senior will have a preferred way to wear their alert system, emergency alert necklaces are the most popular choice. We think this is the case for a variety of reasons – they’re budget-friendly, comfortable to wear, and easy to style. But, perhaps most importantly, alert necklaces are often the safest way to wear a medical alert system. Whether you’re looking for added fall protection or a comfortable wearing option, an alert necklace from Alert1 may be the best choice for you.

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Is a Necklace Alert Right for You?

Whether you wear a necklace alert, a bracelet option, or a belt holster, not every senior feels good about wearing a medical alert system. We recognize that comfort with these devices will vary by person – that’s why we provide so many options and accessories. If you want your medical alert to stand out, we have a gorgeous purple wristband option. If you want a slightly subdued look, you can invest in a belt holster for your on-the-go system.

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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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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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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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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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