Medical Alert Advice Blog

Tips For Seniors and Caregivers

In-Home Care Provides Seniors The Help They Need

What is In-Home Care and How Does it Benefit Seniors?

When elderly people can no longer care for themselves in their own homes, in-home care can allow them to stay at home. Whether home is a private home or a retirement setting,

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Long Distance Care of Aging Parents

Top Resources for Long Distance Care of Aging Parents

Long distance caregiving of your elderly parents requires planning for a crisis. You can actually start that planning before your next visit by searching online for the many local resources that are available for your parent. Taking that list of resources with you during your next visit, you can add to the list by personally […]

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Prevent Falls in Your Home

How to Prevent Falls In Your Home

We all know that aging successfully depends a great deal on good and healthy lifetime habits.  Your genes are also an important factor for aging successfully but more importantly is a favorable environment for your physical and emotional abilities and needs. This means that where you live – your own  home – plays a major […]

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Siblings Taking Care of Elderly Parents

Defining Sibling Roles in Caregiving for Elderly Parents

Taking care of elderly parents who live in another state requires family members to work cooperatively. In fact, the more you and your siblings participate in the caregiving of your aging mother and father, the less alone any one sibling caregiver feels in their role, especially if they live closest to your parents.

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In-home Care Providers Help Seniors Remain in Their Own Homes

Five Critical Questions to Ask Potential In-Home Care Providers

In-home care providers offer a practical option when seniors are no longer able to care for themselves in their own homes. But how do you know if a potential in-home caregiver has the skills to provide the compassionate and competent care you want for your loved one?

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Five Star Service

Comparing Medical Alert Companies is Like Going To a New Restaurant

Comparing medical alert companies can be difficult because you are actually comparing service companies.  Our goal is to use our industry knowledge and experience to act as a personal shopper and researcher for you.

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See How You Can Live Independently With LifeStation

You Must Maintain Your Home When You Live Alone

  Living alone isn’t something you typically plan for – it just happens.  You may have been married for many years and had a house full of kids.  Slowly the children went away to college, got married, and began a life on their own.  You and your spouse were then officially “empty nesters.”  Quite a […]

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Hip Fractures Cause Severe Health Problems & Lead To Premature Death

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 90% of all hip fractures are caused from falls in seniors aged 65 and older. 

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3 Simple Life Saving Tips To Protect Your Loved One

There are some very simple things you can do to bring peace of mind to you and your elderly loved one.  Some of these should be done in your own home.  We’ll look at 3 simple, yet effective tips that you can put in place in no time.

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Falls Are The Leading Cause Of Injury Deaths Among Older Adults

According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of deaths relating to injuries.  In fact, more than one third of adults aged 65 and older fall every year in the U.S.

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Activity Monitoring Explored

Activity Monitoring (also known as  inactivity monitoring) is a premium service offered by many medical alert monitoring companies.  The point of this service is to be sure that your loved one is moving around freely throughout the day.  Just because they have their  medical alert button or pendant with them does not guarantee that they […]

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Why is a CSAA Five Diamond Certified Monitoring Center Important For Medical Alert Monitoring?

Central station, monitoring center, central monitoring facility, and dispatch center are all terms used to describe the place where your medical alert monitoring is performed. There are many different standards that can be used to rate these facilities.  You may have heard the terms UL-Listed or FM Approved used to describe these operations.  Since there […]

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