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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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Best Tips and Strategies for Seniors to Prevent Falling

by Matt Myers

About one out of every four people over the age of 65, and nearly half of people over the age of 80, fall each year. You should have a plan in place to get help if you take a serious fall and become injured, but the best plans start with strategies for preventing falls in the first place.

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How to Know When It’s Time to Take Smartphones Away from Seniors

by Matt Myers

Each winter, media outlets rush to make predictions for the coming year, trying to stake out territory in not-yet-realized trends. Late in 2019, the Washington Post published its annual In/Out List for 2020, and something there caught our attention.

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Why Some Seniors Struggle with Digital Technology – and Why Alert1 is Different

by Matt Myers

Understanding digital technology is an important part of participating in the world, but many new technologies leave seniors behind. In 2019, a survey discovered that around one-third of adults over age 65 had never used the Internet.

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Let Alert1 Help You Respond to Cold, Flu, and Coronavirus Symptoms

by Matt Myers

Most everybody including seniors are evaluating every cough, sniffle, and scratch at the back of the throat and asking themselves: Is this a symptom of coronavirus?

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