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Don’t Honk At Old People

by Medical Care Alert

This driver will show more respect for his elders in the future. According to the comments posted on this video, a parent was filming their sons skateboarding when they caught this on tape instead. A driver getting impatient with an old lady walking slowly across a cross walk. He honks at her, which results in […]

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How To “Senior-Proof” Your Home

by Medical Care Alert

Look around your home – you will probably find many tripping hazards, increasing the risk of a fall. Retirement is a great time to enjoy life – especially in your own home. But if you – or your parents – are starting to slow down, suffering from occasional imbalance or are having difficulty living safely […]

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7 Steps To Prepare For Coming Home From The Hospital

by Medical Care Alert

Caregivers: Make the transition of coming home from the hospital to home easier Coming home from the hospital or other care setting after an illness or surgery can be worrisome for both patients and the friends and family members who care for them. Planning ahead can make the process much easier. The Centers for Medicare […]

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Keeping Your Mind Sharp

by Medical Care Alert

Not only can keeping your mind sharp with a healthy and active brain help you ward off disease, it can also help you live a more satisfying life. Most people focus on the physical changes that happen as you age – muscles don’t bounce back the way they used to, hair becomes gray, and skin […]

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87 Year Old NJ Woman Flown To Hospital Using Medical Alert

by Medical Care Alert

An 87 year-old Swainton, New Jersey woman used a Medical Alert Alarm to summon help after she fell in her home and sustained a serious head injury Monday morning, according to news reports from the Cape May County Herald. Medical Alert Alarm’s use a button transmitter that can be worn hanging around the neck.  Once the […]

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How to Make Smaller Bathrooms Feel Larger

by Medical Care Alert

This is the decade of right-sizing to smaller bathrooms. The economic reset triggered by the excesses of the last decade is forcing our society to rethink its definition of “enough.” One area under enormous scrutiny is housing and how smaller bathrooms fit. How much space does it really take to house the average American family […]

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Ten Easy Ways To Make Your Home Safe for Every Generation

by Medical Care Alert

Most of us start life depending on our parents to take care of us. But as they age, chances are the roles will reverse and we have to make your home safe. And, whether you provide additional help in their own homes – or move aging parents into your home – how do you make […]

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