Tag: Independent Living Safety

2019 Best Medical Alert Bracelets and Watches

2019 Best Medical Alert Bracelets and Watches

It’s hard to find good medical alert jewelry that meets the minimum requirements to make it effective: works well, doesn’t cost too much, goes with everything from exercise clothes to cocktail best. We’ve made the search for the right medical alert jewelry easier for you. If you’re looking for medical alert necklaces, see our necklace review to check out our top picks. Otherwise, read on to learn about our favorite wristbands, bracelets, and watches.

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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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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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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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2019 Bay Alarm Medical Review

2019 Bay Alarm Medical Review

Bay Alarm Medical brings nearly 70 years of experience to the medical alert system field. Most of us are stubborn and full of pride in our independence, but there comes a time where we need to be careful and take precautions. Those of us who live alone, have an illness, are getting older, or just want that peace of mind will benefit from a medical alert system. So let’s explore…

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The Best Medical Alert Systems of 2019

The Best Medical Alert Systems of 2019

If you or a loved one needs a bit of extra help navigating around the house while maintaining independence, a medical alert system can be the lifeline to assistance when it’s needed. To help you find a system you can rely on, we’ve researched, ranked, and reviewed the top medical alert systems in the industry this year.

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Best Tips to Prevent Falls in the House

Best Tips to Prevent Falls in the House

Falls in the house aren’t just a product of aging. They can occur for a variety of reasons like physical changes due to a health condition, injury, or getting used to a new medication. Regardless of the cause, the fear of falling shouldn’t limit you from moving around your home independently. If you or a loved one is at a heightened risk for falls in the house, you can take some preventive steps to make the home more safely navigable…

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Independent Living Skills to Help Your Loved One Live at Home

Independent Living Skills to Help Your Loved One Live at Home

Nobody wants to lose their independence, especially when it comes to living at home on your own. That said, certain disabilities, injuries, or decreased mobility due to aging, can make living at home more difficult. Fortunately you can take steps to make your home safer and more suitable for independent living…

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How to Avoid these 6 Common Senior Scams

How to Avoid these 6 Common Senior Scams

Imagine going to the grocery store and having your card declined. You call the bank only to find out that there have been thousands of dollars in transactions made to your account and now you have no money. Now imagine this has happened to your parent or grandparent. Financial scams are crimes that often go […]

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Best Prescription Pill Reminders so You Never Miss a Dose

Best Prescription Pill Reminders so You Never Miss a Dose

We’ve all been there—we get so used to our regular routines of taking our vitamins and other daily medications that sometimes we slip up without even thinking. We take something twice, or we don’t take it at all. For some of us, missing a dose of our medicine isn’t a big deal, while for others, it can be life threatening. Remembering to take all of your medications…

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