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Best Medical Alerts for Kids
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We chose the best medical alerts for children by evaluating their coverage, reputation, features, and comfort.
GPS Medical Alerts for Active Seniors
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We selected the best providers of GPS medical alert systems based on their price and features.
Monitored vs. Non-Monitored Medical Alerts
by Joan Pabon
Medical alert systems are a straightforward way of ensuring the safety of your loved ones during illness, old age, disability, and even pregnancy...
Landline vs. Cellular Medical Alert Systems
by Jordan Steinberg
What Is a Medical Alert System? A medical alert is an alarm system intended to protect those with medical conditions, who are at risk, and may be...
Medical Alert Apps
by Marcela Otero
America is fast becoming a nation of elderly citizens, with a record 46 million seniors in 2016, representing 15% of the total population—and acc...
Medical Alerts with Fall Detection - A Must Have for Seniors
by Mason Altschuler
On November 7, legendary Canadian songwriter and artist Leonard Cohen died after falling in his house in the middle of the night. His manager has...
Top 3 Senior-Safe Exercise Tips
by Nick
There’s no denying the fact that exercise comes with many benefits, and this is especially true for seniors. Not only can regular physical activi...
Top 5 Tips to Mother's Day Success for Grandma
by Nick
Among other interesting Mother's Day facts, you would have to pay someone $62,985 annual salary in 2015 to perform the tasks mothers do at home. ...
Is a Medical Alert Worth It?
by Colin Grubb
According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Apart from the immed...
Medical Alert Necklaces
by Colin Grubb
Medical alert necklaces or pendants are key accessories in most medical alert systems. They work by sending a radio signal to a base unit within ...
Senior Alert Systems - The Most Important Questions to Ask
by Greg Powel
As our parents, grandparents, and other beloved elders age, we're often as resistant as they are to face the reality of their declining independe...
Common Medical Alert Scams - Buyer Beware
by Greg Powel
Who would have thought that people would go so low that even personal emergency response systems designed to save lives could be the target of sc...
Personal Emergency Response System- Not Just for Seniors
by Colin Grubb
Though medical alerts have seemingly become inextricably linked to senior citizens, when they were first introduced into the market, they were in...
Elderly Falls - 5 Top Risk Factors & Prevention Tips
by Judy Kamande
How Common Are Elderly Falls? Among US residents over the age of 65, elderly falls are the single most common cause of trips to the emergency roo...