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The Best Medical Alert System Reviews

by Matt Myers

When seniors and family caregivers begin their search for medical alert devices, they quickly discover there are several available options. One of the most common ways to choose between competing medical alert providers is to consult online reviews.

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How to Personalize a Medical Alert System with Products and Services

by Matt Myers

Just because you or a family member has reached a point where a medical alert button makes sense to protect your health and your current living situation doesn’t mean you know exactly what type of system is right for you.

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A Medical Alert System from Alert1 Can Save Your Life

by Matt Myers

Smart consumers want to know they are getting their money’s worth, and they’re willing to do the research before making a purchase. When it comes to medical alert products, that means knowing whether these systems, in fact, save lives and improve medical outcomes.

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Get a Medical Alert System to Get Adult Children Off Your Back

by Matt Myers

Lots of families have the talk—or more likely a series of talks—about the best living situation for older family members. Children want aging parents to make all the right decisions for their health and living needs.

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Alert1 Device Accessories: Pendants, Necklaces, Bracelets, Wristbands and Belts

by Matt Myers

No matter what accessory you choose, our medical alert devices are all convenient, secure and wearable. Our home pendant and wristband alert buttons are small (one inch long by a half inch wide) and lightweight (less than 2 ounces).

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Medical Alert Devices: Safe for the Shower, Safe for Pacemakers and ICDs

by Matt Myers

Given the ability to instantly connect with a 24/7 Command Center using GPS technology, it’s important to know if you can take these devices into the shower and whether they have the potential to interfere with a pacemaker. With Alert1, you’ll know from the start that your device is safe to use and safe to carry with you.

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Personal Alert Systems for Communicating within the Home

by Matt Myers

Millions of accidents happen every year, but residents rarely think about how they can access emergency services from their homes. Tripping and falling are among the highest threats to seniors, but burns, cuts, and accidental poisonings can also happen in the safety of a person’s home.

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Get Fast Help for Life-Threatening Blood Clots

by Matt Myers

Blood clots are common among elderly people, but they can be life-threatening without fast action. There are two related conditions that can cause blood clots: deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which is the abnormal clotting of the blood in a deep vein, and pulmonary embolism (PE), which occurs when a DVT breaks free from its original site and travels through the blood stream. Both are very dangerous and can cause organ damage and death.

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Helping Seniors Navigate Tough Situations Before They Become Emergencies

by Matt Myers

A medical alert device is often described as a life-saving emergency response system. For people at risk of stroke, heart attack, or falling, it’s easy to recognize the potential benefits of these systems.

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Beyond Falls and Chest Pain: Other Common Ways Medical Alerts Save Lives

by Matt Myers

When most people think of medical alert systems, they think of taking a bad fall or sharp chest pain. It’s true that these are common reasons for people to call for help, but they are far from the only ones.

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