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Tips For Seniors and Caregivers


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MGMove Wearable Medical Alert System Smartwatch

Medical alert devices have not always been stylish accessories. They have been functional, sure, but plastic pendants were not always the preference of the adults who needed them. Fortunately, medical alert companies have taken notice and made every effort to give users not only a reliable way to contact someone in case of an emergency, […]


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Best Holiday Gifts for Seniors

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, you might find yourself struggling to find the perfect gift for your older loved one. It can be difficult to find a present for someone who has everything already, and conditions like cognitive decline or limited mobility only increase the challenge. We have some ideas to inspire you as […]


Apple Watch Series 8: Fall Detection, Medication Reminders & Medical Monitoring

Each year, as a new Apple Watch is released, everyone is intrigued by more than just the new styles and preferences available in the new series. Instead, tech professionals and Apple fans alike wait to see what features the new Apple Watch will have and how those features can further improve the life of the […]


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How to Get a Medical Alert System for Free

Staying independent and safe at home for as long as possible is a common goal for many aging adults. Having peace of mind knowing someone is always there to help in case of an emergency is a common goal for family members of aging adults. The right medical alert system can help both groups (the […]


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Best Medical Alert Systems with No Monthly Fee

When you think of staying safe and independent at home for as long as possible, a medical alert system is often an essential part of the plan. However, it can be difficult to determine which medical alert system and device best suits your budget, lifestyle, and needs. While many seniors choose to go with a […]


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Life Alert vs. Philips Lifeline

As you begin to research medical alert systems, you might find yourself feeling surprised by all the options that are available. Even just 20 years ago, there were just a few medical alert solutions on the market but today’s adults have a variety of companies, devices, and services to choose from. Perhaps the most iconic […]


Mobile vs. At Home Medical Alert Systems

Mobile Medical Alerts vs. At Home Medical Alert Systems

Choosing the right medical alert system can be difficult, especially when so many options are available. However, it is essential to find a system and device that will support you or your loved one and give you the assistance and peace of mind you deserve. Understanding your options can help you determine which type of […]


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Does Walmart Sell Medical Alert Systems?

There’s something intimidating about making a major purchase online, especially without having the opportunity to touch the item and try it for yourself. For those looking for medical alert systems, finding systems online that are only available direct from manufacturers was once the only option. However, now retailers like Walmart are beginning to sell a […]


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Most Affordable Medical Alert Systems

As you or your loved one gets older, you might find that you can relax a bit more when you know there is a plan in place in case of a medical emergency. However, not all plans for aging need to include home care or a senior living community. In fact, many wise plans include […]


How Seniors Use Virtual Assistant Devices

If you are like most Americans, you have some type of virtual assistant device or app in your home, in your purse, or even on your person. Virtual assistant devices, like Google Home or Amazon Alexa, are fun to have around the home, but they are also quite useful. Many older adults are jumping on […]


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Finding the Best Medical Alerts for Seniors with Alzheimer’s & Dementia

The announcement that Bruce Willis is stepping down from acting due to a diagnosis of aphasia has brought cognitive health back into the national spotlight. Any type of cognitive decline, dementia or not, can cause safety concerns for the person. There are many ways to ensure safety and fast emergency response, including medical alert devices, […]


Financial Costs of Family Caregiving

As your loved one gets older, you might find that you are taking on additional responsibilities. You might be coordinating their physician appointments to meet your work schedule, dropping off their prescriptions at the pharmacy, or stopping by to check on them daily on your way home from work. Family caregivers quickly take on the […]