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3 Ways to Overcome Resistance to Medical Alert Systems

by Charlie Kimball

A difficult part of being a caregiver to aging loved ones is helping them deal with their changing bodies and minds. We’ve heard many stories about how Grandma or Grandpa didn’t want to wear their medical alert systems button because they didn’t think that they needed it, even though it could save their life. The best […]

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7 Ways to Prevent Nighttime Falls

by Charlie Kimball

Falling can be scary for seniors. Falling at night can be especially so. Low light levels make it difficult to know how where you can pull yourself up again. Nighttime is also very disorienting. Falling after waking up from a sound sleep can also add a haze to everything. Yet there are ways to help […]

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6 Considerations for Choosing a Primary Care Physician

by Charlie Kimball

Every doctor has a certain way that they do things. Whether you agree with their procedures or not is another thing entirely. Finding a primary care provider isn’t always going to be as easy as choosing a medical alert bracelet, but the hassle of choosing that primary care provider can be minimized by paying attention […]

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5 Questions to Ask Before Getting Grab Bars

by Charlie Kimball

Besides your emergency alert system, having a grab bar installed in your home is a lifesaver when you need to stand up from a sitting position. Grab bars are most often used in the bathroom where floors can get quite slippery. They provide extra support and something that you can lean on when you move […]

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How to Choose a Mobility Scooter

by Charlie Kimball

Mobility scooters, when combined with an emergency alert system, help people keep their independent lifestyle. However, the scooter that you choose should live up to all of your expectations, since these items are an investment.  Here are some guidelines to consider when looking for a mobility scooter. Who benefits the most from having a mobility […]

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Five Reasons Senior Citizens Need Bracelet Alert Systems

by Charlie Kimball

Many seniors never even consider the advantages of a bracelet alert system. Like most do, they figure it’s fine for someone else, someone who needs it, but that someone surely isn’t them. A medical alert system that’s always close at hand isn’t just for the disabled or those who have difficulty getting around. It’s something […]

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Medical Alert Systems and Their Benefits

by Charlie Kimball

The Many Benefits of a Medical Alert System Medical alert systems have been around for years, to the point where everyone is familiar with them. It’s a simple concept: press a button on a bracelet or a pendant and get immediate contact with someone who can send help. While the device is a good idea […]

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