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Why You Should Tell Your Doctor About Your Falls

by Matt Myers

It happens to everyone: You’re running an errand, walking into the kitchen, or out for a leisurely stroll, when suddenly, you’re on the ground, your medical alert system at the ready. It happens so quickly that you might not even know its cause.

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How to Fall to Minimize Injury

by Matt Myers

Falling poses the highest risk of non-illness-related injury to seniors, both inside and outside of the house. While there are certain strategies elderly folks can employ to prevent falls, they are not completely avoidable.

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Tips for Living on a Fixed Income

by Matt Myers

If you are retired or otherwise out of work, you’re likely living on a fixed income. This means you receive funds each month, typically from the government and in a set amount. This can be Social Security benefits, a pension, or unemployment payments.

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Tips for Keeping Your Mind Sharp

by Matt Myers

Everyone experiences the occasional “senior moment.” Perhaps you’ve forgotten someone’s name in the middle of a conversation, or maybe you’ve gone grocery shopping but couldn’t remember your list.

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The Best Video Games for Seniors and Nursing Home Residents

by Matt Myers

The number of Americans over 50 who play video games has increased significantly in recent years. Video games are booming in older age groups, with research finding these games more popular among older women than older men.

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The Benefits of Working After Retirement

by Matt Myers

Work trends among elderly folks have changed significantly. According to Bloomberg News, America’s elderly population is now more than twice as likely to have a job in old age than they were just 35 years ago.

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Why Doesn’t Health Insurance Cover Medical Alert Systems?

by Matt Myers

Shopping for a medical alert system can be difficult. It’s hard to know which services you’ll need, when to make the purchase, and how to finance monthly costs.

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Can You Trust a Free Medical Alert System?

by Matt Myers

If you’re shopping for a medical alert system, you’ve probably noticed some trends in pricing. Most systems incur a monthly fee, allowing users to either rent or purchase the hardware necessary to access emergency services. In

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The Truth Behind Recurring Medical Alert Prices

by Matt Myers

A medical alert system is an investment. When you purchase a one of these systems, you are paying for an emergency service – not just a piece of equipment.

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Can Smart Speakers Work as Medical Alert Devices?

by Matt Myers

Smart speakers can help to improve your senior parent’s independence, but you should never rely on them for emergency services. Smart speakers, like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, are becoming more common across the country.

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