Fall Prevention

3 Fun Senior Activities to Reduce the Risk of Falls

by Tracy Layden

Reduce the risk of falls by having fun! These 3 activities will increase your health and happiness.

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How to Prevent Bone Fractures and Injuries From Falls

by Tracy Layden

Falls are the most common source of bone fractures. Strengthen your bones so that you can continue to stay mobile and independent.

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Do Seniors Need Fall Detection?

by Miles Abadilla

As you age in place, assess and determine your needs for the many years to come. Fall detection provides extra safety to continue your way of life.

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13 Medical Alert System Terms You Should Know

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Need safety and protection 24/7? Unsure where to start? Alert1’s 13 key terms will help you make an informed decision about a medical alert system.

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In Defense of Life Alert ®

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

With their cheesy ads and infamous tagline, Life Alert improved the medical alert system industry. Alert1 defends the good things Life Alert has done.

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The "New Shoes" Fall Prevention System for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Fall prevention begins with proper footwear. Learn how purchasing your loved one a new pair of shoes increases a safe home environment as they age in place.

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Bone Strengthening Tips for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Osteoporosis means “porous bone” and it occurs when you lose too much bone mass and/or generate too little bone mass. Your bones lose density, their structure becomes abnormal, and they become weak. People with osteoporosis have bones that break much more easily than healthy bones. If your condition is serious enough, your bones may break so easily that bumping into furniture in the middle of the night could cause serious injury.

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Preventing Nighttime Slips and Falls for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Studies show that one-third of adults over 65 will experience a fall each year. there are steps you can take to improve your loved one’s nighttime safety and reduce the chance they will slip or fall after the sun goes down.

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Is Your House Safe For Independent Senior Living?

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death among seniors. Make a mobility-friendly home through these simple steps.

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Could Tai Chi be The Best Exercise for Seniors?

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

A new study has shown that Tai Chi can not only increase balance for seniors, but also improve their memory and cognitive functions.

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