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Announcing the 2020 Winner of the Student for Seniors Scholarship

by Tracy Layden

We are excited to announce the winner of Alert1's 2020 Student for Seniors Scholarship!

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Finding an Electronic Medical Alert Bracelet for Your Lifestyle

by Cass Balzer

Electronic medical alert bracelets are a very popular option among alert system users. Perfect for those who don’t like the classic pendant, they inject some style and comfort into these essential devices. If you’re on the hunt for an alternative wearing option for your device, this might be what you’ve been looking for.

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Signs That You Need to Get Your Eyes Checked

by Matt Myers

Vision changes become more common as people age. However, individuals over 60 years old should be aware of the warning signs associated with age-related eye problems.

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How to Overcome Loneliness While Socially Isolated

by Matt Myers

Senior isolation is a public health risk to elderly people across the United States. This experience significantly increases the risk of premature death, dementia, and depression, and it can lead to social withdrawal and unhappiness.

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The Mental and Physical Benefits of Fishing

by Matt Myers

We know that 2020 has been a difficult year for most people. With fewer opportunities for socializing and self-care, many seniors are struggling to maintain mental and physical health.

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Why You May Need a Medical Alert Device

by Matt Myers

People purchase medical alert systems for a variety of reasons. As you likely know, age is among the most common motivations for investing in a system.

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Non-Age-Related Reasons Why You May Need a Medical Alert Device

by Matt Myers

A medical alert device is a crucial piece of an emergency response kit. That said, some seniors might find comfort in an additional tool: a medical ID bracelet.

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Movie Characters Who Could Have Used a Medical Alert System

by Matt Myers

We spend a lot of time talking about how medical alert systems can improve your life. But our devices can also improve the lives of our favorite fictional characters. From the accident-prone to the healthy, we couldn’t help but notice that many of our favorite movie characters could have used a medical alert system in their moments of crisis.

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Community Service Ideas for Seniors

by Matt Myers

Times are tough. With Americans experiencing record high unemployment rates and a pandemic sweeping across the world, we could all use a bit more happiness and charity in our lives. People around the country are looking to community service as a way to give back to their towns and neighborhoods.

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How to Protect Your Skin as an Older Adult

by Matt Myers

It’s officially summer, and you’re probably spending more time outside. Sun exposure is important for a variety of reasons – it boosts mood and helps the body make Vitamin D, a vital nutrient. But added time in the sun also spells danger, especially for folks with aging skin. Sun

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