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The Statistics on Senior Isolation – and Tips for Beating Loneliness

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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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Medical Alert Devices: Safe for Shower, Safe for Pacemakers and ICDs

Given the ability to instantly connect with a 24/7 Command Center using GPS technology, it’s important to know if you can take these devices into the shower and whether they have the potential to interfere with a pacemaker. With Alert1, you’ll know from the start that your device is safe to use and safe to carry with you.

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Personal Alert Systems for Communicating within the Home

Millions of accidents happen every year, but residents rarely think about how they can access emergency services from their homes. Tripping and falling are among the highest threats to seniors, but burns, cuts, and accidental poisonings can also happen in the safety of a person’s home.

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