Senior Safety & Independence

Can You Trust a Free Medical Alert System?

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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Striking the Balance Between Independence and Care Giving

As parents age, most children will begin to notice a role reversal. Parents who become increasingly unable to care for themselves might rely on their children to become caretakers.

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Medical Alert Devices and Medical Alert Dogs: Which is Best for You

When it comes to receiving emergency care, seniors have several options. Some believe that calling 911 is the easiest response to a medical emergency, while others prefer to call family or friends when they need help.

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Get Fast Help for Life-Threatening Blood Clots

Blood clots are common among elderly people, but they can be life-threatening without fast action. There are two related conditions that can cause blood clots: deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which is the abnormal clotting of the blood in a deep vein, and pulmonary embolism (PE), which occurs when a DVT breaks free from its original site and travels through the blood stream. Both are very dangerous and can cause organ damage and death.

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Helping Seniors Navigate Tough Situations Before They're Emergencies

A medical alert device is often described as a life-saving emergency response system. For people at risk of stroke, heart attack, or falling, it’s easy to recognize the potential benefits of these systems.

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Some Seniors Struggle with Digital Tech – Why Alert1 is Different

Understanding digital technology is an important part of participating in the world, but many new technologies leave seniors behind. In 2019, a survey discovered that around one-third of adults over age 65 had never used the Internet.

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How Does a Medical Alert Bracelet Work?

Medical alert bracelets keep you safe by getting help fast after a senior fall. Read on to learn how medic alert bracelets help seniors age safely.

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How to Choose Senior Friendly Medical Alerts

Choosing a medical alert? Here are some of the things you need to know when choosing a help button.

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Will Medicare Cover Alert1 Medical Alert System Costs?

Does Medicare or Medicaid cover the cost of medical alert systems? Will my insurance company reimburse me for monthly medical alarm payments?

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Kelsi Pro: Alert1’s New Mobile Medical Alert with Fall Detection

Kelsi Pro is Alert1’s new mobile medical alert system with fall detection. Read on to learn how it keeps seniors safe & independent in home and on the go!

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