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Movie Characters Who Could Have Used a Medical Alert System

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

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

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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Should You Adopt a Companion Animal?

Pet adoption is at an all-time high in the United States. It makes sense: People are spending more time at home, often without the company of others. After a few weeks, a furry friend starts to sound like a great investment.

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What to Look for in a Home when Downsizing

People choose to downsize for a variety of reasons. Seniors tend to downsize more than any other demographic, aging out of large homes and wanting to find more manageable spaces to make their own.

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Why Are Medical Alert Systems So Ugly?

We know that medical alert systems aren’t the most stylish accessories. In fact, we know that some seniors might be hesitant to wear them because of their recognizability. But these devices are identifiable by design: they’re supposed to be recognizable, easy to use, and senior friendly.

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Using a Medical Alert System with Home Security

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

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

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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