Medical Alert Advice Blog

Tips For Seniors and Caregivers

Juggling Work and Caregiving

If you are a member of the “sandwich generation”, adults who are simultaneously raising kids as well as caring for their aging parents, you can feel like you are the only one who is dealing with the challenges that come with a new caregiving role. However, you aren’t the only one learning to juggle work […]

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Getting Paid as a Family Caregiver

If you have found yourself in a family caregiver role, you might feel like you are the only one who understands what it is like to juggle responsibilities for both your older loved one, your children, your job, and your spouse. It’s a lot, and it can quickly add up before you know how to […]

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What Is a Medical Assistant (CMA)?

If you are searching for a career with stability and the opportunity to make a real difference in your community, healthcare jobs are the answer. Working in healthcare can give you the chance to form your own career path, ensuring you can take charge of your future and what comes next. Fortunately, starting a career […]

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How to Find a Gym for Seniors

Purposefully and intentionally moving your body is one of the best ways you can stay healthy, no matter your age. However, it can become more intimidating to walk into a gym or group fitness class if you are an older adult, even if you have had experience with physical exercise in the past. Fortunately, there […]

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Family Caregiver FAQ: How Do I Handle Angry Parents?

When you are an adult child of aging parents, you can find yourself in situations you haven’t had to face before. For many family caregivers, handling angry parents who lash out about care or during care can be challenging and frustrating. If you are wondering how to appropriately respond when your aging parent is angry, […]

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Self-Care Activities for Seniors

When you think of health and wellness as you age, what habits or activities come to mind? While most people think of staying physically fit with plenty of exercise and healthy eating, there is a lot more to holistic wellness than regular walks around the block and salads for dinner. In fact, more and more […]

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How to Get Up After a Fall: A Guide for Seniors

If you have ever fallen before, you already know it is a scary and vulnerable situation to be in. For many older adults, falling can cause serious health consequences, both physically and emotionally. However, feeling prepared with what to do immediately after a fall can help older adults feel empowered and confident should they find […]

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LifeStation’s New Sidekick Mobile Alert and Sidekick Smart Smartwatch

When it comes to medical alert technology, today’s adults have options. Thanks to a technology boom and more companies catering to older adults, if you are searching for an alert device that suits your budget and lifestyle, you are likely to find at least a few options to choose from. LifeStation, a family-owned company with […]

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The Best Personal Safety Devices, Apps and Alarms for 2022

No matter your age, staying healthy and safe is a priority. However, as we get older, that extra peace of mind that comes with knowing help is always nearby is even more crucial. Thankfully, technology has given older adults and their loved ones solutions to common issues ranging from emergency response to locating someone to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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