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Senior Safety & Independence

Tips for Thanksgiving Travel & Keeping Seniors Safe

by Matt Myers

COVID-19 cases have been increasing across the US for the past few weeks and are, as of this posting, at an all-time high. Thanksgiving is less two weeks away, and, for many, this is the most important family holiday of the year -- one that many don't intend to skip. To that end, many of us will travel to and gather with people who are most vulnerable to the virus, namely seniors.

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Safety Product Checklist for the Senior Home

by Matt Myers

Seasonal changes are a good reminder to take stock of home safety. Like with cleaning out the house in spring, the beginning of fall can be an opportunity for homeowners to check on their safety products.

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5 End-of-Summer Activities for Seniors

by Matt Myers

The seasons are shifting yet again. The days are growing shorter and the temperature is beginning to drop, allowing for a new range of senior-friendly activities.

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Know the Signs of a Female Heart Attack

by Matt Myers

Most people know the signs of a heart attack: sharp chest pain, shortness of breath, and eventual loss of consciousness. However, far fewer people know the signs of a female heart attack.

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How to Talk to Lonely Parents About Holiday Plans

by Matt Myers

Nobody expected the world to change so drastically in 2020, yet here we are. With an ongoing pandemic, travel restrictions, and continued shutdowns, Americans are bracing for the end of the summer.

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How to Wear and Find Senior-Friendly Footwear

by Matt Myers

Footwear is an important consideration for most people of all ages. Shoes should be comfortable, functional, and – dare we say – stylish. As you age, however, different aspects of footwear will become more important, especially when it comes to fall prevention.

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How to Keep Seniors Safe Online

by Matt Myers

Getting online is an excellent way for seniors to remain active, social, and learning. However, everyone should take precautions when they use the internet, regardless of age.

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How to Make Your Home Accessible – 5 Easy Projects

by Matt Myers

Transitioning into a life of limited mobility is never easy. From ramps and stair lifts to medical alert systems, there are strategies for making homes more comfortable for their elderly residents.

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Why Doesn’t Health Insurance Cover Medical Alert Systems?

by Matt Myers

Shopping for a medical alert system can be difficult. It’s hard to know which services you’ll need, when to make the purchase, and how to finance monthly costs.

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Can You Trust a Free Medical Alert System?

by Matt Myers

If you’re shopping for a medical alert system, you’ve probably noticed some trends in pricing. Most systems incur a monthly fee, allowing users to either rent or purchase the hardware necessary to access emergency services. In

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