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Striking the Balance Between Independence and Care Giving

by Matt Myers

As parents age, most children will begin to notice a role reversal. Parents who become increasingly unable to care for themselves might rely on their children to become caretakers.

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Don’t Use a Cell Phone as a Medical Alert System

by Matt Myers

We understand that some seniors and their families may be hesitant to invest in a medical alert system. The service adds a recurring expense to already tight budgets, and when combined with a monthly phone bill, this might sound like too much money to spend on emergency communication.

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How to Budget for Medical Alert System Costs

by Matt Myers

A medical alert system is a service that incurs a monthly cost. Foregoing this type of emergency safeguard is never an option, but we understand that taking on an additional expense can be difficult.

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Medical Alert Devices and Medical Alert Dogs: Which is Best for You

by Matt Myers

When it comes to receiving emergency care, seniors have several options. Some believe that calling 911 is the easiest response to a medical emergency, while others prefer to call family or friends when they need help.

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Easy Ways to Slip-Proof Common Household Surfaces

by Matt Myers

Falls pose a unique danger to elderly folks. In fact, accidental falls are the number one cause of unintentional injury leading to death among seniors.

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Common Foods that Can Cause a Medical Emergency

by Matt Myers

Eating healthily is on everyone’s mind, but elderly folks should always pay careful attention to the foods on their plates.

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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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