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What If They Can’t Hear Me? Medical Alert Service Protocols

One of the most common questions that callers ask us is “What if I’m too far away from the medical alert unit and the emergency dispatchers can’t hear me?” Our emergency pendants...

November 11, 2013

Bay Alarm Medical

Live Long and Prosper: 5 Healthy Halloween Activities For Seniors

With Halloween just around the corner, Grumpy Grandpa wanted to share some fun and simple activities to do with your senior to get them in the holiday spirit. 1.) Milk Jug Halloween Characte...

October 28, 2013

Carli De La Cruz

Medical Alert Services: 5 Ways to Spot a Customer-Focused Company

These days it can be really tricky for seniors and their families to choose a medical provider, as there are literally dozens upon dozens of companies out there vying for your attention. Thi...

September 23, 2013

Carli De La Cruz

Who Needs A One-Button Medical Alert System? Not Just Seniors!

Many people believe medical alert systems are just for the senior population. However, in recent times the usefulness of medical alert systems has expanded to many different age groups. Did ...

September 10, 2013

Carli De La Cruz

Why Not Just Call 911? Medical Alert Systems Provide Personalized Help

It’s common knowledge that a Medical Alert System is more effective than a 911 call. 911 operators don’t have a personalized profile available for the user when a call is placed....

September 3, 2013

Carli De La Cruz

Radio Interview with Donna Gail: Senior Breakfast Club

I was recently invited to speak, on-air, with Donna Gail, host of the Senior Breakfast Club. The Senior Breakfast Club is a local radio show that airs every Saturday. Based out of Rockbridge...

February 8, 2013

david_meistrell

Meet Grumpy Grandpa | Convincing Your Loved Ones to Get a Medical Alert

We’d like to introduce you to Grumpy Grandpa. Grumpy Grandpa is a very strong, healthy and independent senior. On top of that, he likes to stay active. He’s the kind of person that’s a...

November 29, 2012

Alan Wu

Medical Alert Systems: A Christmas Gift or a Lump of Coal?

  Christmas is a time of gift-giving. So is it a good time to give your aging father or mother a medical alert system? It all depends on how you give the gift. Give it too bluntly and y...

November 19, 2012

david_meistrell

Senior Loneliness: Can You Really Make a Difference?

We’re pleased to have Joe Thoron, owner of Aging Parent Rescue, here with us today. Joe is an expert in senior care and independent living and has recommended the Bay Alarm Medical Med...

October 9, 2012

joe_thoron

Is your relative unable to taste food like he or she used to?

If your relative begins to notice that foods - specifically those that are spicy, sweet or very bitter - no longer seem to taste like they once did, he or she may be losing their sense of t...

June 27, 2012

Lisa Wurth