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Using a Medical Alert System with Home Security

by Matt Myers

For most seniors, home is an invaluable source of comfort and safety. Unfortunately, homes are rarely as safe as we want them to be. Older folks are especially susceptible to crime that may take place within the home, including break-ins, burglaries, and other types of home invasion.

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Summer Activities that are Safe and Fun for Seniors

by Matt Myers

The weather is getting nicer, which means you might be itching to spend more time outside. The summer months are an excellent opportunity for older folks to spend time connecting with friends and family while outdoors.

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The Statistics on Senior Isolation – and Tips for Beating Loneliness

by Matt Myers

The facts around senior isolation have increasingly appeared in mainstream media. In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the elderly are experiencing loneliness at an increased rate, especially amid social distancing and isolating.

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Tips for Keeping Your Mind Sharp

by Matt Myers

Everyone experiences the occasional “senior moment.” Perhaps you’ve forgotten someone’s name in the middle of a conversation, or maybe you’ve gone grocery shopping but couldn’t remember your list.

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The Benefits of Working After Retirement

by Matt Myers

Work trends among elderly folks have changed significantly. According to Bloomberg News, America’s elderly population is now more than twice as likely to have a job in old age than they were just 35 years ago.

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Can Smart Speakers Work as Medical Alert Devices?

by Matt Myers

Smart speakers can help to improve your senior parent’s independence, but you should never rely on them for emergency services. Smart speakers, like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, are becoming more common across the country.

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Don’t Use a Cell Phone as a Medical Alert System

by Matt Myers

We understand that some seniors and their families may be hesitant to invest in a medical alert system. The service adds a recurring expense to already tight budgets, and when combined with a monthly phone bill, this might sound like too much money to spend on emergency communication.

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Common Foods that Can Cause a Medical Emergency

by Matt Myers

Eating healthily is on everyone’s mind, but elderly folks should always pay careful attention to the foods on their plates.

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The Best Medical Alert System Reviews

by Matt Myers

When seniors and family caregivers begin their search for medical alert devices, they quickly discover there are several available options. One of the most common ways to choose between competing medical alert providers is to consult online reviews.

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A Medical Alert System from Alert1 Can Save Your Life

by Matt Myers

Smart consumers want to know they are getting their money’s worth, and they’re willing to do the research before making a purchase. When it comes to medical alert products, that means knowing whether these systems, in fact, save lives and improve medical outcomes.

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