Do you have a tornado plan?

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Spring is finally here (!) and it’s exciting for many different reasons. Some people look

forward to the extra hour of sunshine at the end of the day. For others, it kicks off baseball season. Gardening, green grass, and the general feeling of things coming alive are also happy spring things. For us in the Midwest, we also know that spring kicks off tornado season. In light of the recent bad weather, it’s time to check out your tornado preparedness. Please ...

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Step by step – Prevent falls

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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?

Here ...

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A quick guide to Hospice Care pt. 2

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In our last blog post, we told you about what Hospice does. In this post we are going to discuss choosing a Hospice.

Your first question might be about finding a Hospice care.

Here are some suggestions as to where to start:

  • Local resources: check with your doctor, nurse, or discharge planner.
  • State resources: Organizations register through the State to so they are eligible to receive funding. Check your phone book or online yellow pages. If you are in Texas, ...
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Taking Care of Yourself is Part of the Job

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The job of becoming the primary caregiver for your aging parent is universally recognized as one of the most difficult transitions we will go through.  To start with, it’s hard to go through the reversal of parent and child.  All your life, mom or dad were the strong ones.  They were the ones you ran to for help and who were always there to tell you…

“It’s ok. Everything will be all right.”

But now as your parent ...

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Home For the Holidays: Checking on Mom and Dad

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Being home for the holidays is a great time to review your senior loved ones health and living situation. Check out this infographic below about what to look for,

[INFOGRAPHIC] Holiday Check-In with Mom and Dad

If you notice your loved one is having trouble remembering to take their medications or keeping them organized, Alert Response can help. Check out our medication dispensers. They can set up to four daily ...

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