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5 Factors that Contribute to Elder Adult Falls

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for Older Americans. They threaten elder safety, diminish independence, and generate enormous financial and personal costs for impacted seniors and their families. They can, however, often be prevented when we plan forward. Did you know one of the best ways to reduce or eliminate elder falls is… Read more »

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What is a ‘Monitored’ Medical Alert System and Do I Need One?

  Growing old inevitably requires extra assistance from loved ones and caregivers. Aging seniors, however, also like to maintain their independence, and understandably so. The tension between safety and freedom can cause friction in family relationships, and lead to avoidable health risks.  Medical alert systems offer a compromise. They require seniors to wear alert devices… Read more »