Falling: When will you get an Alert Response System?

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As a company that provides personal emergency response systems, we generally see two different types of customers:

Customer A has fallen recently. Injured, he was unable to call for help and had to wait until someone found them. It makes sense that he is now nervous about being home alone, so he gets an Alert Response system to help him stay safe and independent.

Customer B is forward thinking. He hasn’t fallen yet, but he has heard stories about people falling and ...

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Aging in Place: A Home Checklist

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If you or a loved one is planning to age in place in your home, there are several factors to consider. Here are a few things to look for:

  • Stairs/levels. This is one of the more obvious perils for seniors, and falls are the number one cause of preventable hospitalizations. (Worried about falling? We can help!)
  • Lighting. Easily overlooked, adequate lighting is a very important factor.
  • Doors and doorways. Thresholds that aren’t flush to the floor, glass ...
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Choosing the Right Bathtub

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An average person will spend a year and a half in the bathroom over the course of their lifetime, a lot of it spent in the tub/shower.

Some people spend time in the tub just to get clean, while others feel that spending time in the tub rejuvenates their energy and revitalizes their spirit.

Whatever the reason for spending some time in the bathroom, one thing is certain, the bathtub is one of the most important aspects of the bathroom.

If you are ...

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Life After Retirement

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Most people look forward to retirement, leaving work behind and getting to do whatever we want. retirement posterUnfortunately, retirement is not what we thought it would be. It’s hard not to do the 9-5 routine, especially after you’ve done it nearly everyday for 40 or more years. Suddenly, there’s no reason to get up in the morning and be somewhere.

Some retired people give up on their post-retirement plans. They settle down ...

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Avoiding Burnout: Caregiver Tips

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Joanne’s mother, Betty, had rheumatoid arthritis for years. Suddenly and unexpectedly, Betty was disabled by the pain, fatigue, and limited mobility that she had feared since her diagnosis.

Joanne convinced her fiercely independent mother that living alone was no longer an option. And Joanne, the eldest of four children, knew that caring for her sick mother fell on her shoulders. Joanne was a legend in the circles of her family, friends and colleagues for her ability to act with grace under ...

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Maintaining Independence During Your Senior Years

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Our primary goal at Alert Response is to help our customers safely maintain their couple Computerindependence. We want to give them the confidence to go about their daily activities while knowing that should something happen, help is only the push of a button away.

How do you know if you know if your loved one would benefit from an Alert ...

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