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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

5 Best Medical Alert Jewelry Items for Men and Women

A medical emergency could happen at any time, to anyone. Unfortunately, in some emergencies, you may not be able to communicate with responders and provide crucial personal information. You may be exp

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

OneTouch Ultra 2

The OneTouch Ultra 2 is one of the most commonly used glucometers, with test strips available in almost every store that carries diabetic supplies. The design is dated – it uses test strips that

FORA TN'G Voice

The FORA TN’G Voice reads your glucose levels to you and guides you through the features with a voice guidance system. If you have vision problems caused by your diabetes, this is your best opti

AgaMatrix

The AgaMatrix PrestoPro features WaveSense technology, which the company claims to provide the most accurate readings on the market by using Dynamic Electrochemistry with proprietary enzymes and algor

TRUE METRIX AIR

There are two versions of the TRUE METRIX glucometer – the basic version and the Bluetooth version, which is the TRUE METRIX AIR. The AIR doesn’t cost much more than the basic version and

CONTOUR NEXT

The Bayer CONTOUR NEXT meter is one of the few glucometers that uses test strips that are available in every pharmacy and online store we checked. The strips are also among the most affordable availab

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

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