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Alert Response Medical Alert Systems make sure that if you fall, help is available at the push of the button. Our systems bring peace of mind knowing that you are not home alone. By having our system, you are are being proactive for your health and safety. Taking that one step further, what are you doing to prevent falls? Have you used a fall prevention checklist to examine your house? Are you familiar with the side effects of your medication?
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Spring is just around the corner and, while we in Texas know that can sometimes mean dangerous weather, we also know it means beautiful sunshine, flowers blooming, and time to find things to enjoy outside. Below are some suggestions of activities to try this Spring:
In case you missed it last week, Seth Rogen, funny man associated with movies such as Knowcked Up, Superbad, and Funny People, was allowed to speak as an expert to Congress about his personal experience with Alzheimer’s when he watched his mother-in-law (a teacher for 35 years) proceed from silly memory lapses to being unable to speak by the age of 60. As a result, Rogen started a new charity, Hilarity for Charity, to encourage ...Continue Reading →
According to the CDC, among older adults, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries. Today, the Huffington Post published an article entitledFalls, Injuries, and Anxiety: Breaking the vicious cycle. This is a topic near and dear to our hearts at Alert Response. It’s an unfortunate part of aging, but fall risks increase due to escalating health problems and medications that affect balance. ...Continue Reading →
Mother Natures gets a little moody this time of year, doesn’t she? A week ago we were experiencing freezing rain and drizzle, today it’s 75 degrees. This isn’t a new phenomenon, but if you are caring for a senior loved one, there are a couple things to keep in mind:
Having considered all the factors involved in elderly care, you are probably aware of all the various parts involved that makes it a difficult task. Indeed, there is an enormous amount of responsibility involved and it is easy to forget one while taking care of the other.
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