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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, […]


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 […]


Mobile vs. At Home Medical Alert Systems

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, […]


LifeStation’s New Sidekick Mobile Alert and Sidekick Smart Smartwatch

When it comes to medical alert technology, today’s adults have options which is why you should be armed with the latest information. Thanks to a technology boom and more companies catering to older adult customers, if you are searching for an alert device that suits your budget and lifestyle, you are likely to find at […]


Woman in Yellow Shirt Wearing an Active Guardian Medical Alert

How Wearable Technology Is Improving the Life of Seniors

When it comes to finding new ways to keep older adults safer and more engaged at home, companies are always looking for new technology to aid in the task. Thanks to advances in the past few decades, older adults can now receive instant support from trained professionals if they are lost, if they fall, or […]


Alexa Together: A New Solution for Family Caregivers

Video via: Alexa Together   With most family homes already equipped with an Alexa device or the app, it was just a matter of time before Amazon found a way to use technology to help family caregivers and their older loved ones. Thanks to a new program called Alexa Together, family caregivers can easily check […]


Wearable Tech Trends for Caregivers

When you think of wearable medical devices, you might think that these watches, pendants, or rings aren’t for you. However, more and more caregivers, both professional and family, are using wearable medical devices to help them take better care of themselves and their patients. We’ve pulled together a list of the latest tech trends that […]


Medical Device Trends

The marketplace has transformed over the past few years, adjusting and adapting to life during a global pandemic. For those in the healthcare industry, businesses have had to find new ways to reach and serve patients as well. As we look forward, what can we expect from the medical device industry as it aims to […]


Apple Watch Series 7: Fall Detection and More

The new Apple Watch Series 7 launched in mid-October 2021 to much excitement. Thanks to the addition of fall detection in the Series 4 and other medical monitoring features the Apple Watch Series 6 improved upon, many people were looking to see what else could be added in the new series. The answer? Quite a […]


The Future of Medical Wearables

Today, technology has fully invaded the healthcare space. While technology was always a part of the healthcare experience, only recently have we seen the innovation spread beyond diagnostic devices in hospitals or electronic medical records in physician offices. Today, you can find diagnostic devices on the wrists or fingers of people at your work, on […]



goVia – Black and Decker Health Enters the Medical Alert Space

As the Boomer generation continues to age, and as other generations begin to explore what it will be like to retire safely without compromising activity, the medical alert device industry has exploded. Having many options is always a good thing, which makes Black and Decker Health’s new goVia line even more interesting for aging adults. […]


Lively Formally GreatCall – What You Need to Know

It can be hard to keep up with business mergers and name changes, especially in the medical alert system industry. Recently, GreatCall changed its name to Lively. While the devices and services remain similar, it is wise to brush up on your Lively knowledge. Even if you don’t currently have a Lively product, you can […]