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Top 7 Autumn Activities for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Depending on the area you live in, autumn may be the last time to enjoy the outdoors with pleasant weather.

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Preventing Nighttime Slips and Falls for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Studies show that one-third of adults over 65 will experience a fall each year. there are steps you can take to improve your loved one’s nighttime safety and reduce the chance they will slip or fall after the sun goes down.

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6 Tips to Prevent Breast Cancer Amidst Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

This week Alert1 will be posting one tip a day to inform you of easy ways to lower your risk of getting breast cancer.

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Breast Cancer Awareness for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

The chance that a woman will get breast cancer increases from 1-in-233 for a woman in her thirties, to 1-in-8 for a woman in her eighties. Fortunately, there is hope.

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Insomnia Concerns and How It Affects Aging in Place

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

It can be difficult to put the health of a loved one into the hands of strangers. Further, many older adults suffer from insomnia, a condition that can worsen as a result of stressful life changes or a poor sleeping environment.

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Is Your House Safe For Independent Senior Living?

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death among seniors. Make a mobility-friendly home through these simple steps.

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Alert1 Highlights the Benefits of Household Pets

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Did you know that owning a pet can improve the health of aging seniors? Age in place gracefully with the companionship of a loving pet.

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A Personal Emergency Response System Improves Security

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

News of shootings in Chicago coupled with an uptick in homicides in the San Jose area has left many people concerned not only about their own safety, but the safety of their loved ones as well.

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How to Help Seniors Avoid Scams and Fraudsters

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Statistics from the National Crime Prevention Council suggest that con-artists direct as much as 80 percent of their activity toward our parents and grandparents!

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Resources to Help a Senior Age in Place

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Everyone needs some help, and between work, taking care of our own families and finding time for ourselves, there are certain things we just can't do.

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