Living with my mom, as I do, I am constantly checking for things which might cause her to fall, and the bathroom with all that water is the prime area for a nasty accident. Bathroom safety tips for seniors – solutions to slippery floors in and around the...
Without doubt, the greatest fear my Mom has, is that of falling, and being unable to get help, as she lies injured and alone. Luckily, she has me, her living medical alert system, in the same home. But for those elderly adults who don’t have a caregiver living...
While researching different methods of activity monitoring for my mom, I kept coming across the term “Telecare”. I wrongly assumed that it meant using video chats to have some kind of consultation with your doctor or nurses. In fact, it encompasses far...
If you, like me, have been looking to find some kind of medical alert system for your elderly parent, your first question will be “Where is my parent going to need the alert system ?” And then, if they are active, “Where can they go with the medical...
Since starting this blog, I have been talking to a lot of people about medical alert systems, and the vast majority thought that you need a landline. I have to admit, I did too when we first looked with my mom. Not all medical alert systems require a landline...
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