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Medic Alert Tattoos: A Guide for the Uninitiated

Medical alert tattoos continue to gain in popularity. If you have a medical condition that emergency services and health professionals should be aware of in the event that you're unable to express you

How to Spot and Prevent Elder Financial Abuse

It's a sad truth that elder financial abuse is rampant and is only set to get worse. Unscrupulous people eagerly take advantage of seniors and can steal their entire life savings before anyone realize

USB Medical Alert Bracelets

USB medical alert bracelets are a new and increasingly popular breed of medic alert jewelry. There are no hidden monthly subscription fees as there would be for many other medical alert services. Inst

Stylish Medical Bracelets Like You’ve Never Seen

Medical ID tags quickly tell medical responders your medical information in an emergency. However, many of these medical ID tags can be large, bulky and not very versatile. However, you never know whe

The Five Best Medical Alert Apps for Seniors

Smartphones provide an instant connection to others, but for seniors who live on their own, a medical alert app, which can easily be installed onto a smartphone, can be a lifesaver. Medical alert app

Free Printable Medical ID Wallet Cards

Medical ID cards store your most important health information in one place. In a medical emergency, you may not be able to tell first responders about your specific health condition, which prevents me

Music Is Powerful Therapy for Seniors With Alzheimer's and Dementia

We have all experienced the power of music to change our mood or transport us to another place and time. Music has been proven to trigger several regions in our brains, including those linked to memor

Facts About Elderly Falls You Should Know

It’s scary when an elderly individual falls down and can’t get up, and it can be life threatening as well. According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of both f

The Health Hazards of Prolonged Sitting

The average individual spends 7.7 hours sitting each day. However, some individuals sit up to 15 hours a day. There are many reasons that may cause you to sit for such long periods of time such as lon

12 Simple but Effective Office & Desk Exercises

It is no secret that daily exercise is crucial for your overall health. Unfortunately, when you work in an office all day and with today’s busy schedules, daily exercise moves down the priority

Best Voice Dialer Review

A voice dialer, also known as an auto dialer, can be an important addition to your home or business security system. In the event an intruder breaks in, a voice dialer automatically calls through a pr

Best Rolling Walkers Review

Rolling walkers feature two or more wheels at the base of the unit, so you don't have to lift up on the walker to move forward with each step. Walkers such as the Carex Rollator, Hugo Explore or Invac

Best Nursing Care Services Review

Nursing care services allow you to hire an RN or LPN nurse or a trained assistant to come to your home to help you with treatment medication, and personal care. Some nursing care services allow y

Blood Glucose Strips: Cost & Availability Complaints

It’s no secret that the real cost of a glucometer is the test strips. Glucometers are like popular razors in this respect – the device itself is relatively cheap, but the replacement blade

FORA Test N'Go & Fora TN'G Voice: A Review

FORA isn’t a well-known brand in the glucometer industry. You’re not likely to find the glucometers and the test strips in your local CVS or Walgreens. However, if you’re a tech-obse

Elderly Dehydration Guide

It’s easy to overstate how dangerous elderly ailments can be. Senior citizens live under a near-constant deluge of warning labels and fearmongering, fed by the bodily dysfunctions that affect al

Costs & Benefits of Long-Term Care Insurance

We wear our seatbelts to protect us in case we get into car accidents. We buy medical alert systems and wear dongles around our necks in case we take bad falls in our senior years. We buy homeowner&rs

Guide to Geriatric Depression

Depression is one of the most misunderstood illnesses. For one, the vast majority of the population, 71 percent according to a survey by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, claim to know little a

Ultimate Guide to Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease is one of 10 types of dementia, which is any condition that results in memory loss and other changes to mental abilities. Alzheimer’s diagnoses make up between 60 and 8

25 Home Safety Tips for Independent Seniors

Whether you’re an independent senior living alone or you have a loved one in your life who’s in that position, safety is obviously of paramount importance. Signing up for a medical alert s

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