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3 Common Eye Diseases

by Charlie Kimball

As vision deteriorates due to eye diseases, it becomes more and more imperative to put medical alert systems in place in case of falling.  1 out of every 3 people over the age of 65 experiences a fall and one of the major culprits of this falling is failing vision.  There are at least three […]

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Reasons to Use a Lockbox In Conjunction with a Medical Alert System

by Charlie Kimball

  Right after you’ve pressed the button on your medical alert necklace, the clock is ticking.  Once emergency personnel are dispatched and on their way…time is of the essence.  If you’ve got medical alert systems installed for your parents, grandparents, or yourself, you don’t want anything to get in the way of getting them the […]

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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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