• In Home Safety Tips - How Safe are You? One in three Americans, over the age of 65, fall each year.  50% of these falls happen in the home with 33% resulting in hospitalization.*  85% of people over the age of 75 still live at home. The concern then becomes, how safe are you in your home? And what are some of the hidden dangers that can send you to the emergency room and threaten your freedom and independence? Multi- Floor Dwellings: Risk: Navigating several stairs, particularly if you are unsteady or have some mobility issues, can increase the risk of falling. Even missing one step can result in a substantial injury. Solution: Be sure…
  • What Does Peace of Mind Really Mean? - We often say that a Medical Alert personal monitoring system in your home will give you peace of mind, and we’re serious about that claim. We know that having the ability to call for help at the press of a button can put your mind, and the minds of your loved ones, at ease. The phrase “peace of mind” can mean many things and other companies use this phrase in a meaningless way, but not us. At Medical Alert, we have a very specific, real definition of what it means for you. Peace of mind means you’ll get a system that is: Safe A Medical Alert system gives you a…
  • Winter Safety Tips - With cold weather comes ice, sleet snow and rain, all of which can put you at risk for falling or sustaining an injury. Medical alert systems with fall detection may be the perfect solutions to remaining safe in the event of an emergency during this difficult time of year. Preparing For Power Outages With ice, wind and snow, it’s not uncommon to have power outages. You may lose your heat and electric or even suitable drinking water. Being prepared during this time will help to make things much easier! Make sure you do the following: Have an ample supply of bottled water in an easy to access location Stock up…
  • You Have The Questions. We Have The Answers. - What topics do you often think or talk about with your contemporaries or loved ones? Perhaps it includes what you can do to remain healthy, safe and independent as you age, while still enjoying life to its fullest. It could also be what best practices are in caring for your aging loved one or how you can help them to age in place—at home. Medical Alert is happy to announce the launch of our weekly blog. It will focus on topics that include, Keeping it Healthy, Safety First, Living Life, Caregiver Corner and Penny Wise—money saving tips. Medical Alert is not only committed to keeping you safe and secure at…