Category: Safety

Medical Guardian Review 2019

Medical Guardian Review 2019

For a long time, Medical Guardian has held a top spot on our best medical alert systems ranking. It’s no wonder: the brand leads the medical alert industry with excellent service and a variety of packages to fit different lifestyles and needs.

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Best & Safest Starter Cell Phones for Kids

Best & Safest Starter Cell Phones for Kids

Getting a phone for your kids involves a lot of decisions: When is the right time to give your kids a phone? How old should they be? What rules and guidelines will you set? Should you add a line to your family cell phone plan or use a prepaid service? What about parental controls? We’ve got info to help you make those decisions below, plus our recommendations for the best phones for kids at all different stages—read on to find out more.

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Is It Safe to Do That? Here’s What Each State Is Curious About

Is It Safe to Do That? Here’s What Each State Is Curious About

In this modern age, it’s pretty standard to take to an online search engine before you do something you’re not sure about. From your phone or your computer, Google is always there to overwhelm you with millions of search results when all you want to know is whether you can believe the urban myth that you can’t take a shower during a thunderstorm. Those curiosities get even more curious when you look at them by state. Is it safe to eat lettuce yet? Is it chill to eat snow? What about gum—is it cool to chew and swallow it? (It’s either that or spit it into a crumpled receipt like the rest of us.)

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How Safe Are Utah Colleges? Stats, Tips, and Resources for Students

How Safe Are Utah Colleges? Stats, Tips, and Resources for Students

ASecureLife’s team is based in Salt Lake City, so we got curious about which major Utah colleges are most prone to crime. We also took a look at how these universities are keeping their students safe. Keep reading to learn more about which Utah college campuses have the most crime and what their administrations are doing to crack down on it.

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100 Most Secure College Campuses in the US

100 Most Secure College Campuses in the US

We analyzed 10 years’ worth of crime data for hundreds of public and nonprofit colleges in the US. We focused on data from four-year schools that offer student housing and have an average yearly enrollment of 10,000 students or more. The list below includes the 100 colleges that had the lowest rates of property crime over the past 10 years.

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2019 Top Medical Alert Necklaces

2019 Top Medical Alert Necklaces

When we ranked the best medical alert systems, we realized that there was a lot of nuance between plans. Traditional medical alert systems tend to revolve around a base station. But some brands also offer plans focused on wearable alert devices, like necklaces and bracelets or wristbands, with no base station involved. Dig in to learn what you should look for in a medical alert necklace and what really stands out on the market. Whether you need a medical alert necklace for yourself or for a loved one, we’ll help you pick one out.

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Electric Scooter Injury Prevention Guide

Electric Scooter Injury Prevention Guide

If you’ve been in any major US city recently (or even some international cities), you’ve probably seen electric scooters zipping around town. With industry heavy hitters like Bird and Lime valued in the billions, the electric scooter rage may be more than just a fad. But as more scooter riders take to the streets, more scooter-related injuries are happening too. If you’re planning to try scooters for yourself there are things you can (and should) do to maximize your safety and avoid injury.

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Unsung Heroes: These Metros Have the Fewest Public Safety Officers Per Capita

Unsung Heroes: These Metros Have the Fewest Public Safety Officers Per Capita

At ASecureLife, safety is our top priority, and these emergency responders are a big part of the community safety equation. We wanted to find out which metro areas have the fewest police and firefighters per capita, so with data from the US Census and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we set out to find the areas with emergency responders covering the most people.

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2019 Alert1 Medical Alert System Review: Pros, Cons, and Costs

2019 Alert1 Medical Alert System Review: Pros, Cons, and Costs

Alert1 is a well-known medical alert system with a good product. But it needs some work in the customer service department . . . literally.

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Summer Travel Tips: The Most Dangerous Highways in Each State

Summer Travel Tips: The Most Dangerous Highways in Each State

To raise awareness of the risks of summer driving, we’ve researched the most dangerous US highways for summer travel. We’ll lay out these highways in a map, then talk more about key findings and how you can stay safe.

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