Alert1 Fall Prevention Tip and Resources

Boost Confidence in the Home with Wristband Fall Detectors

by Cass Balzer

Seniors tend to lose confidence as they age for a variety of reasons. As we grow old, our bodies change, shifting our ability to complete tasks, engage in activities, and live our lives. Similarly, health issues become more common as we age, and diagnoses of chronic or age-related conditions can affect how we feel about ourselves.

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For Falls, a Senior Fall Alert Bracelet or Pendant is Invaluable

by Cass Balzer

Senior fall alert bracelets and pendants are an invaluable part of any senior safety toolbox. Whether you wear a medical alert system with fall detection around your neck, on your belt, or on your wrist, these devices are designed to detect falls. Once your device recognizes a fall, it will automatically connect to the Alert1 command center to get you the help you need.

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Falls Happen Everywhere. Prepare Yourself with a Fall Alert Bracelet.

by Cass Balzer

A fall alert bracelet can recognize falls when they happen, then immediately call for help. The fall alert technology from Alert1 is designed to recognize the difference between normal and abnormal movements. If one of our members experiences a fall while wearing a fall detection devices, they won’t need to worry about calling an operator on their own – the pendant will do it for them.

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Common Causes of Falls and How to Avoid Them

by Matt Myers

We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: Falls pose a large health risk to people over the age of 65. Most of us are familiar with common fall causes, like slippery bathroom floors and rogue items on the floor. But many of us are oblivious to the less obvious dangers – dim lighting and certain medications, among others.

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How to Recover from a Fall – Both Physically and Mentally

Recovering from an injury can be a long and daunting process. Seniors recovering from falls may have a range of experiences and emotions – from pain and embarrassment to the loss of independence and security.

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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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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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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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Helpful Quality of Life Home Improvements for Seniors

by Kris Lindahl

Learn fall prevention tips that seniors can make to maintain their independence in their own home.

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