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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. […]

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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 […]

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Best Medical Alert Smart Watches for Seniors in 2021

Thanks to advancements in technology and new approaches to healthcare, today’s older adults have a variety of options when it comes to staying safe and meeting their wellness goals. Medical alert smart watches are somewhat new to the medical alert system scene, and they are being met with a lot of enthusiasm from seniors and […]

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Caption Phones for Seniors

Do you or your loved one have difficulty hearing others? The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, or NIDCD, reports that older adults are at an increased risk for some type of hearing loss. While the organization reports that only 2% of adults ages 45-54 have some type of disabling hearing loss, that […]

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Life Alert Systems For Seniors

When it comes to medical alert systems for older adults, reputation and longevity go a long way when you are making a decision. For most of us, when we think of emergency response systems, we think of the iconic “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” commercials from decades ago. While the phrase has been […]

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HandsFree Health: Opening the Front Door to Health

  Bringing new technology to older adults in the middle of a pandemic is not for timid professionals. But the team at HandsFree Health is anything but timid; they are dedicated to giving seniors and their family members a new way to successfully manage health care while at home. Dennis Boone, Chief Consumer Marketing and […]

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Aloe Care Health – More Than Just Another Medical Alert

  Technology and innovation have truly changed the senior care industry over the past decade. Many newcomers to the scene, like the leaders at Aloe Care Health, are caring for aging loved ones themselves, giving them a glimpse into their target market’s needs and challenges. Recently, we had the opportunity to chat with Ray Spolijaric, […]

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Risks and Limitations of Medical Alert Systems

Today’s older adults have a variety of resources to keep them feeling safe and healthy while living at home. Medical alert devices with fall detection, for example, are quite popular among active adults and seniors. These systems, along with fall alert devices or pendants, offer peace of mind knowing that assistance is never far away. […]

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How Does the Apple Watch Series 6 With Fall Detection Technology Compare?

Apple users always anticipate the next product release, and it is no wonder why. For the past decade, Apple has been at the forefront of innovation, making technology more accessible and helpful to everyone. In September 2020, users were delighted to see the Apple Watch Series 6 was available and even more advanced than most […]

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The Challenge of Keeping Tabs on Senior Loved Ones

The good news? The Baby Boomer generation hasn’t lost any of their spunk with age. The bad news? It can be even more difficult for their children to keep those aging Boomers safe and living independently at home. Fortunately, there are ways you can have peace of mind while your senior loved ones live at […]

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The Future of Medical Alert Systems

It is always astounding to look back on certain products to see how far they have come in the past 10-50 years. Cell phones, for example, look and function completely differently than they did just a few decades ago. Medical alert systems have also changed drastically over the past 30 years thanks to technology advancements […]

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2021 Medical Alert System Choices

Technology makes many parts of our lives easier. In some cases, technology can even make us safer or more healthy. For today’s older adults, medical alert system advancements have harnessed technology to offer peace of mind and instant emergency response. These days, older adults have many options for medical alert system choices. While having multiple […]

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