Safety is a concern for individuals of all ages. Walking down the street, shopping in a mall, working alone at night, the morning run before work - all of these situations can leave us vulnerable! Thanks to smartphone technology and gps tracking, there are ways to increase your safety and security in threatening situations where you might need emergency help.
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Hundreds of lives are lost each year due the tragic consequences of carbon monoxide poisoning. The danger is of greater concerns during the winter months when people use heating devices and stoves to keep warm. This colorless, odorless gas can be deadly. In fact, accidental carbon monoxide poisoning takes more than 400 peoples’ lives each year in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Another 20,000 people visit emergency departments, with more than 4,000 requiring hospitalization.
The American Heart Association wants to help everyone live longer, healthier lives so they can enjoy all of life’s precious moments. And we know that starts with taking care of your health. American Heart Month, a federally designated event, is a great way to remind Americans to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved. Together, we can build a culture where making the healthy choice is the easy choice. Why? Because Life is “why”.
How many times have you walked into a room only to have forgotten why you were there? Do you misplace your keys frequently? It happens to all of us, and while we may have to accept that as we age our minds may not be as sharp as they once were, there are things you can do to boost your brain power and maximize your memory.
Medical Alert Solutions for the Hearing Impaired Beside the general decline in health, there are a few seemingly innocuous yet concerning conditions that creep up on aging people, such as the gradual loss of hearing that can have far-reaching consequences if left unaddressed. It is important to adapt and look for appropriate solutions for every circumstance that might be impacted by hearing impairment, and this includes the use of a medical alert system. Not all medical alert companies have the equipment or service to accommodate hearing difficulties, but luckily LifeFone is among the few that do.
It's dollars vs. sense! All of us want to save money on our utility bills but according to the World Health Organization (WHO) temperatures in your home should be at least 64 degrees F for most individuals and at least 70 for homes where babies, the elderly and frail reside.
It's no secret that pets can enhance our lives. Yes, they do require work and care and veterinarian visits, but the benefits they provide, including companionship, are beyond measure. For as much as we love our pets, did you know they can be helpful for people as they age? Your aging loved ones may benefit from pet ownership, as long as you're aware of the care they will need both your parents and the pets