Elder Care Planning: Tips and Resources

Medical Alert Systems Can Help Seniors Age in Place

by Cass Balzer

When our children reach a certain age, we sit them down to have “the talk.” Then, once our parents reach a certain age, they sit us down to have “the talk.” For most elderly parents, that conversation dances around the idea of moving into an assisted living facility, trying out a retirement community, or hiring a home health aide.

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Women’s Medical Alert Bracelets are Always a Good Idea

by Cass Balzer

Every senior can benefit from a medical alert bracelet. Whether used for fall detection or general accident monitoring, a medical alert system can pay dividends in comfort and longevity later in life. But, while these alerts can improve the lives of all seniors, there are a few factors that apply more directly to female bodies than to male bodies.

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What Does "Aging in Place?" Mean?

by Matt Myers

A lot of senior resources use the term “aging in place.” While some of our users may be familiar with the phrase, its meaning isn’t necessarily intuitive.

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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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What Makes Alert1 Different from Life Alert®?

by Andre Caceros

Life Alert® and Alert1 Medical Systems are both leading providers of medical alerts, but what makes them different? Read on to learn how they differ.

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Signs Your Senior Parent May Need Assistance

by Andre Caceros

It’s not easy knowing when your senior parent needs extra assistance. Here are signals to watch for when Dad needs help.

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This One Device Changed My Life

by Andre Caceros

Alert1 member Dale claims that his PAX Plus mobile medical alert changed his life. Read on to learn all the benefits he received after joining Alert1!

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How Living With a Pet Will Benefit Dad

by Andre Caceros

Pets provide countless benefits to seniors both mentally and physically. Here are a few reasons why your dad should own a pet to age better today!

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What To Know Before Moving Mom And Dad Into Your Home

by Andre Caceros

Are your parents having trouble living comfortably in their home? It may be time to move them into yours.

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Misconceptions About Buying Medical Alerts for Mom and Dad

by Mandy Truong

Buying two medical alerts for Mom and Dad is cheaper and easier than you think.

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