As loved ones age, we begin to worry about them, especially if they live alone. For many reasons, such as their age, health, but mostly them living alone, we may have concerns about the health and well-being of a parent, grandparent, or friend. What if no one is around when that person, needs help? Perhaps,… [Continue]
Alternative Medicines For Aging Parents
Caring for an aging parent can bring many challenges that can leave you wondering what to do to help. You want to know what you need to do, if what you’re doing is right and if they have access to all of the available remedies for their conditions. While some of us seek a physician out,… [Continue]
Design Elements to Consider for A Senior Looking to Age in Place in Their Home
Maintaining your independence is easy to do from home. All this requires is a few upgraded implements that make can make everything easy. The first step to making your house safe for seniors, is making sure you have a clear layout. Also, you want to avoid having to climb stairs or to have to store things in an attic or basement. Keep… [Continue]
How to Help Your Parent Age in Place From Halfway Across The World
When your parent chooses to age in place, it is essential that you respect that decision. However, it can be difficult to support their choice when you live on the other side of the country, or even in a different country. You may have a number of concerns, but before you fly out to see… [Continue]
Are You Too Vain To Wear A Medical Alert Button?
No matter your age, if you have a medical disability that could cause you to fall, have black outs, or lose control of your limbs, these buttons can save your life. Vanity should not deter you from wearing one. As the medical alert industry is evolving and growing it is creating more discreet buttons that don’t look like… [Continue]
Medical Alert Systems Vs Calling 911
One of the most common questions asked about medical alert systems is “Why have it when calling 911 gets you direct access to emergency personnel?” On the surface, calling the emergency number may seem like a better idea, and in some cases, it may be. However, there are certain advantages that a medical alert system has… [Continue]
Top Four Reasons Seniors Need Medical Alert Systems
Whether you are young or old, male or female, no one likes being hurt or unable to do the things they want and need to in their daily lives. Unfortunately, the reality is that as we age, it becomes more difficult to do everything we used to do, not to mention regular, everyday activities, such… [Continue]
When Is the Right Time for a Medical Alert System?
Deciding to get a medical alert system for an aging parent or loved one can be a tough call. While it is crucial to protect seniors and get them the care that they need, it is just as important to give them the best quality of life possible including independence. As seniors age, caregivers need… [Continue]