Resources and Tips for Family Caregivers

How To Prevent Senior Dehydration

by Kayla Anzalone

Water sustains all life, yet many people do not drink enough water to stay healthy on a daily basis. Dehydration is one of the most common reasons for hospitalization in seniors. Is your loved one drinking enough?

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How To Be A Rockstar To An Aging Parent

by Tracy Layden

You want your parents to keep their independence, but you also want them to stay safe. This is how to be a rockstar caregiver.

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The Surprising Reason Why Caretakers Should Be Selfish

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Caring for YOU is the best way to take care of others. Here are the best ways for senior caregivers to take care of themselves.

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My Experience of Gifting a Medical Alert to Grandma

by Andrew Vargas

My family and I are at peace knowing my Grandma has a personal emergency response system.

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Alert1’s New Monitored Smoke Alarm: It’s Smarter and More Dependable

by Christina Pan

Have you heard of Alert1's new monitored smoke alarm? Check out why Alert1's fire alarm is the best of them all!

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Join Alert1 for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

by Miles Abadilla

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Join Alert1 in raising awareness to prevent elder abuse.

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Susan’s Alert1 Story: Medical Alert Systems Saving Lives

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Susan’s story shows outstanding member care that Alert1 provides and earns our high ratings with Consumer Affairs and the Better Business Bureau.

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Champions of Aging in Place: Best Home Care’s Andre Best

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

From attorney to union president to founder of Best Home Care, Andre Best creates safety and independence for senior Minnesotans aging in place.

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7 Ways to Convince Dad to Get Medical Alert System

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

It’s time for the talk. Not THAT talk but it’s time for a talk with Dad to finally get a medical alert system.

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Helping Senior Loved Ones Get Around…With or Without You

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Many family caregivers are the primary source of transportation for their loved one. Thankfully, you can make sure that your loved one always has transportation.

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