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…