Senior Safety & Independence

Consider a Black Medical Alert Bracelet - A Stylish Option

by Cass Balzer

If you’re looking for a sleek, inconspicuous way to wear a medical alert system, the black medical alert bracelet from Alert1 is a great option. Not all of our members enjoy wearing their alerts as pendants, and not all want a brightly colored wristband to accompany their alert buttons. If you’re an existing member with a PAX Plus system, our PAX Plus help button wristband is made just for you. Showerproof and with a 300 ft. range around the base unit, this is a great all-purpose tool for the careful senior.

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Stand Out and Stay Safe with Purple Medical Alert Bracelets

by Cass Balzer

Some seniors like to keep their fashion choices on the subtler side. Others like to stand out. If you wear a medical alert system from Alert1, there’s an accessory to suit any style. But if you’d prefer your device to make a statement, our purple medical alert bracelets are the perfect choice. Silky smooth and lightweight with a vibrant purple hue, these wristbands make the perfect accessory for our more colorful members.

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Medical Alert Wearing Options – Pendants to Wristband Medical Alerts

by Cass Balzer

Your senior’s comfort with their medical alert device can ensure they’re wearing it during an emergency. However, it’s important to remember that not all types of medical alert systems will work for all seniors. We always recommend discussing comfort and preferences with your loved one before buying a system. How will they plan to wear it? Is the standard pendant okay, or would they prefer a wristband medical alert? There is a medical alert wearing option for all senior lifestyles – you just have to find what fits.

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Think Twice About a Medical Alert USB Bracelet

by Cass Balzer

Technology has improved countless facets of senior life. From stair lifts and wearable ECG monitors to medical alert systems, health technology has mostly served in the interest in seniors. Unfortunately, there are always a few exceptions – and medical alert USB bracelets are among them.

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Emergency Alert Bracelets Can Help Preserve Independence

by Cass Balzer

While every senior can benefit from a monitored medical alert system, not everyone is ready and willing to wear an emergency alert bracelet. For many of our members, this is caused by one, or both, of the following reasons:

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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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