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Fashionable Medical Alert Necklace Ideas

by Medical Care Alert

Add some fun and style with these fashionable medical alert necklace accessories!   Everyone likes to look their best – and a little bit of pizzazz or “bling-bling” never hurts!   We hope you’ll enjoy these ideas to add a bit of flair to your system – its like turning your medical alert button into […]

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After Thanksgiving Dinner, Have A Look Around

by Medical Care Alert

Before you take the obligatory post-Thanksgiving dinner nap, take a look around and make sure Grandma or Grandpa’s home is safe. Every year senior citizens are injured from household accidents.  The good news is that many are preventable by just making a few changes.  Here’s a checklist designed to help you make any home safer for […]

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Preventing Falls on Elevators and Escalators

by Medical Care Alert

Your guide for preventing falls and using elevators and escalators safely during the holidays. Remember the scene in Home Alone where the family is rushing through the crowded airport? Or images of teeming crowds in a shopping mall, every arm holding countless packages? Well … it’s that time of year again! November and December are […]

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3 Dangerous Food and Medication Combinations

by Medical Care Alert

Studies find that mixing certain medications and foods can be deadly, when they work against each other. Many commonly prescribed drugs have potentially fatal side-effects when mixed with other medications, over-the-counter drugs, supplements and even foods. This is true for the widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins, which can be deadly when mixed with […]

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Thoughts On Grandparents, On Your Special Day

by Medical Care Alert

Happy Grandparents Day!  On this occasion, we’re sharing some funny and profound thoughts on being a grandparent. We appreciate all our grandparents do, and are especially grateful for all our clients who have our medical alert systems to keep them young and independent and safe!  Please feel free to print or forward this list, and […]

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Grandparents Day Activities For Everyone

by Medical Care Alert

Make for some great memories (and maybe even a little bit of a mess) with these fun Grandparents Day activities! This coming Sunday September 8, is National Grandparents Day, a tradition since 1978. The impetus for a National Grandparents Day originated with Marian McQuade, a housewife in Fayette County, West Virginia. Her primary motivation was […]

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101 Senior Discounts You’ve Never Heard Of

by Medical Care Alert

Senior discounts are everywhere…you just need to ask! While waiting in line behind an older gentleman at Arby’s the other day, I overheard him ask for his senior discounts. The girl at the register smiled and charged him less. When I asked him what the discount was, he told me that seniors over age 55 get 10% […]

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