Given all the benefits associated with owning a medical alert system, it would seem only logical that the elderly and their caregivers would welcome this addition. Designed to provide peace of mind and improve the quality of life of its users, med alert systems ensure help is available 24/7 at the touch of a button.
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Six Exercises For Baby Boomers
In the U.S., there are roughly 74 million baby boomers. Staying fit and active is an essential part of maintaining good health, but it looks different then when you were in your twenty’s or thirty’s.
Seven Tips To Prepare For A Hurricane
Hurricane season is here. It began on June 1st, and runs through November 30th. This year, there seems to be a hurricane popping up every week. To date, Gordon slammed into Florida, Lane was a major hurricane that skirted by Hawaii in August, and Florence is bearing down on the East Coast, with yet another taking aim at Hawaii.
When Mom & Dad Want To Stay In Their Home
According to the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD), 90% of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they grow older. Aging in place means more independence, comfort, and potential cost-savings. The national cost average in 2015 to age in place, was roughly $3,600 each month, and continues to rise.
LifeFone Medical Alert Overview
With the advances in technology, medical alert systems have advanced as well. At LifeFone, we’ve kept up with these changes, and have multiple ways you can incorporate a system into your life. Here is the LifeFone medical alert overview.
Five Tips For Reducing Anxiety
Anxiety – you never know when it will creep up, wrap you in its arms, and refuse to let go. Physiologically, younger people have the ability to process and heal from a stressful situation, and can more appropriately work through reducing anxiety. On the other hand, older people have a higher risk of experiencing troublesome anxiety and it becomes disruptive to their everyday lives.
Eight Outdoor Exercises
Using an exercise room or going to the gym is great, but when you can get outdoors, you should do so. At LifeFone, we have eight outdoor exercises to help keep you in shape and enjoy the fresh air.
Misconceptions About Medical Alert Systems
With so many medical alert systems available today, choosing one that is right for you and your loved one can prove to be a daunting task. Even making the decision to actually take the plunge and buy one can seem overwhelming. There are many misconceptions about Medical alert systems, and knowing how to discern fact from fiction will aid in your decision to purchase one.
Are you thinking about retirement? When it comes to the topic of retirement, the old rules no longer apply. In fact, when the Social Security act was passed in 1935, the age of retirement was set at 65, and the average life expectancy was 61. Today, the average life expectancy is just under 80. That fact alone should cause you to begin re-thinking retirement.
Celebrating Mother’s Day 2018
Mother's Day is a time to think about the legacies – personal and societal – mothers and grandmothers pass on. At LifeFone, we thought it would be fun to learn a bit of the history behind celebrating Mother’s Day.