According to the FBI, senior citizens fall prey to scams and con artists at alarming rates each year. Part of the reason is because they are presumed to fall into categories attractive to con artists.
Monthly Archives: February 2014
Medical Alert Pendants Must Be Worn At All Times
If you’re a new user of a personal medical device you may have questions that range from: How close do I have to be to the medical alert unit for it to work? How far away can I be? Can I take the pendant off when I take a shower?
When Is It Time For A Medial Alert System
The adage goes, “It’s better to be safe than sorry” and that is especially true when it comes to the health and well being of our senior relatives; although it can also apply to anyone at any age that may be dealing with a medical issue.
Medical Alert Systems Benefit Everyone
When most people think of a medical alert system, they immediately think of the elderly. These systems, however, can be useful in a variety of situations. The medical alert industry also refers to these devices as personal emergency response systems (PERS) which appropriately represents the variety of ways it can assist people of all ages.
Medical Alert Device FAQs
The time that you’re beginning to search for a home medical alert device is likely fraught with tension and stress and knowing you need to equip your loved ones with a medical monitoring pendant may be hard to face. LifeFone makes navigating the sometimes-confusing maze of medical alert providers easier by offering a comprehensive list of the most frequently asked questions they have heard from potential users.
Hiring An In-Home Health Aide
Are you a caregiver in need of additional assistance in caring for aging or elderly relatives? You may find you’re at the stage of needing to hire an in-home health aide and this could be a decision as fraught with fears as it was when you hired someone to care for your children. If you have an aging parent that is unable to care for him or herself you need to carefully weigh the options of allowing them to age in place or making a move to an assisted living type facility.
Retirement Resolutions For 2014
Will you be retiring this year? Are you hoping to retire, but are not quite certain whether your lifestyle can support the loss of the income you currently earn? There are ways to plan for the future, even if you’re closing in on retirement age.
Technological Advances Aid Caregivers
Working adults who are caring for, and raising, their own children but who find themselves in the position of caring for aging or ill parents are in what has been deemed, “The Sandwich Generation.”