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Medical alert advice, tips, and how-to's for seniors, families, and caregivers

3 Ways for Caregivers to De-stress

Taking care of an Alzheimer's patient can be a stressful experience to say the least, but there are some ways that one may be able to make the responsibility a little less overwhelming. ...

November 4, 2015

david_meistrell

How to Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and it also happens to be Family Caregiver Month. So, what better way to honor both than to discuss tips for those caring for a...

November 2, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

The Importance of Helping Seniors Age in Place

According to a recent report, Aging in Place: A State Survey of Livability Policies and Practices, almost 90% of those over the age of 65 want to stay in their current residencies as long as...

October 23, 2015

Bryan Aldrige

How To Save Money on Medical Bills

Did you know? The #1 cause of bankruptcy in the U.S. is medical bills? In fact, 63% of Americans have larger medical bills than expected, making it difficult for many to pay them off withou...

October 19, 2015

Alan Wu

How to Handle a Verbally Abusive Elder

Have you ever been on the receiving end of an angry outburst from your elderly mom or dad? If so, you’re not alone. While caring for an elderly parent can be one of the most rewarding expe...

October 5, 2015

Alan Wu

Take a Stand: Falls Prevention Awareness Day

As we say goodbye to summer and begin the fall season, Bay Alarm Medical is taking a stand to prevent falls. Today (yes, the first day of fall!) marks the 8th Annual Falls Prevention Awarene...

September 23, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

How Do I Give Mom Time Alone Without Actually Leaving Her Alone

No matter how old (or young!) you are, everyone needs a little alone time. As people age and require daily assistance, it can become more difficult to provide this necessary privacy. This is...

September 21, 2015

Jessica Caraballo

Will Medicare or Insurance Pay For Medical Alert Systems?

Will my insurance company pay for the cost of a medical alert system? Will Medicare or Medicaid reimburse me for my monthly expenses? Do you offer any member discounts? We get these question...

September 16, 2015

Carli De La Cruz

How No-Monthly-Fee Medical Alert Services Work

You may have heard about “no-monthly-fee” medical alert systems, but you might not understand how they work or if they are right for you or your loved ones. Before making a decis...

September 8, 2015

Alan Wu

Fighting Senior Boredom

For seniors, boredom is more than a fleeting state of mind. It can have serious health consequences and a direct impact on their quality of life, too. That’s why it’s important t...

August 20, 2015

Alan Wu