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Hot Weather Tips For Seniors

by Medical Care Alert

Nationwide, it is HOT this summer.  Seniors are especially susceptible to heat and dehydration.   Everyone can be affected by heat in different ways, but there are some people in the community more susceptible to prolonged extreme heat. For older adults, extreme heat can be a serious issue because of their health and mobility status. There are a number of […]

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How Do GPS Medical Alert Systems Work?

by Charlie Kimball

GPS Medical Alert Systems are sophisticated, yet simple to use. There are a lot of acronyms used when describing technology….but most folks just want to know if it will work when they need it.  Ease of use is really the most important feature to most people, especially when considering a life saving GPS Medical Alert system. […]

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Would You Know A Stroke If You Had One?

by Medical Care Alert

Stroke strikes FAST and you should too! Many people don’t know that being able to recognize and respond to stroke symptoms can save lives. A stroke or “brain attack” occurs when a blood clot blocks an artery or a blood vessel breaks, interrupting blood flow to an area of the brain. When either of these […]

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BBB Warns Of Free Medical Alert Scam Calls

by Medical Care Alert

Seniors should just hang up on medical alert scam “robo-calls”.   Acording to Neil Winget, President of the Better Business Bureau of West Central Ohio, “Other Better Business Bureaus across the country are also receiving similar reports from consumers. The origination of these calls, as deduced from area codes, includes Boynton Beach, Fla., Louisville, Ky., and Cleveland.” […]

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Where Did Valentine’s Day Come From?

by Medical Care Alert

Did you know that nearly 150 million cards are exchanged each Valentine’s Day? Or that more than 40,000 American are employed at chocolate companies? While the history of Valentine’s Day is sometimes debated, it clearly links back to a Catholic saint named St. Valentine. The problem is there are actually three St. Valentine’s — one […]

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Medical Care Alert Wins 2012 Super Service Award From Angie’s List

by Medical Care Alert

Medical Care Alert Earns 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting the company’s consistently high level of customer service We are really excited to receive this award, and to thank you for your support!  As Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton famously said “The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the […]

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One Step Ahead – Our New Free Guide To Living Safe At Home

by Medical Care Alert

We’ve pulled together some of the top ideas from our award-winning “Caregiver Tips” blog to bring you some easy ways to keep your home safe. WHY THIS FREE GUIDE?  We know that millions of seniors are at risk of falling in their own home.  We know the consequences of a senior being left for hours […]

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