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Should Mom and Dad Move in with Me or into a Care Facility?

Being a caregiver comes with many difficult decisions. Perhaps one of the hardest is whether your loved one should move in with you or into a care facility. This decision can come with many ...

August 14, 2015

Jasmine Phu

The Truth Behind Automatic Fall Detection Systems

Here at Bay Alarm Medical, we take the accountability for our customers very seriously. We understand that the products and recommendations we make could potentially be the difference betwee...

August 11, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

How do I install my in-home medical alert system?

Setting up your Bay Alarm Medical alert system is quick and easy. Will demonstrates how to set up the In-home system which can be done with both, a traditional landline phone jack as well as...

August 6, 2015

William Wright

When Would Someone Use Automatic Fall Detection?

  Transcript: Hi, I’m Gjenes from Bay Alarm Medical, and today we have a question from Gloria in California. Gloria wants to know: “When would someone need fall detection?&#...

August 4, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

Top 5 Ways to Infuse Water

As you’ve probably gleaned from our previous article “Stay Hydrated with Clean Bottle This Summer,” Bay Alarm Medical is teaming up with Clean Bottle in order to combat senior dehydrat...

August 4, 2015

Alan Wu

Caregivers: How to Get Some “You” Time

Taking care of aging parents can be rewarding, but it can also make you feel as though you exist more as a sponge than as a human being — always being made to suck it up and take care ...

July 17, 2015

kayla_quinn

A Day with Meals On Wheels | Bay Alarm Medical

We recently took a drive to Meals on Wheels of San Francisco to donate over 3,000 pairs of Bombas Socks for their Socks 4 Seniors Program. During our visit, we hung out with the MOW team wh...

July 10, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

Reinventing the Image of Aging

Earlier this year, the American Society on Aging (ASA) held their annual conference, Aging in America. Over 3,000 attendees from 50 states and 15 countries traveled to Chicago, IL to partici...

July 7, 2015

rosanna_fay

Watching The Second-To-Last Transition

“How do the trees know what to do?” My grandfather was staring out the window, surveying the woods behind his house. We sat at the breakfast table together. I was drinking coffee and rea...

June 29, 2015

Sonya_Mann

4 Things Every Caregiver Hears at Least Once

Being a caregiver can be one of the toughest jobs you will ever take on. At the same time, it can also be one of the most rewarding. If you’re a caregiver, it’s very likely you’ve hear...

June 22, 2015

Gjenes Belamide