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5 Ways to Avoid Helicopter Behavior with Your Senior Parent

They raise you, loved you, and kept you safe. Now, your parent is older, more at-risk for falls and elder scams, and showing signs that concern you and warrant your involvement in daily deci...

June 26, 2018

Linsey Knerl

Living With Osteoporosis: 5 Tips to Help You Stay Safe & Independent

In the time it takes you to read this article, at least 60 people will suffer an osteoporosis-related fracture These broken bones cost an estimated $20 billion in health care costs in the Un...

June 6, 2018

Bay Alarm Medical

How To Setup In-Car Medical Alert Device Account

This video tutorial will walk you through the easy account setup, which can be completed at setup.splitsecnd.com. This is the first step before installing and testing your device, so be sure...

May 24, 2018

Bay Alarm Medical

The World’s 1st In-Car Medical Alert System

Bay Alarm Medical and Splitsecnd teamed up to introduce the world’s first In-Car Medical Alert System....

May 24, 2018

Bay Alarm Medical

Unboxing & Testing World’s 1st In-Car Medical Alert Device

Bay Alarm Medical and Splitsecnd have partnered to introduce the world’s first In-Car Medical Alert System. In this video – Kayla unboxes the device, installs and runs a live tes...

May 24, 2018

Bay Alarm Medical

How Mesothelioma Impacts Seniors

There is no denying that age is a primary risk factor in developing cancer. With the senior population predicted to double by 2050, it’s safe to assume the world of oncology will be stretc...

May 22, 2018

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Seniors Helping Seniors Scholarship 2018 – 1stPlace Winner – Madeline Rowe

As I pulled the latex gloves off my hands and threw them into the trash, I began to think about why I was changing depends in a nursing home. Not just looking for the obvious answer, (becaus...

May 2, 2018

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Seniors Helping Seniors Scholarship 2018 – 2nd Place Winner – Ana Danko

My Experience with the Elderly Last year, I took Hospice at my high school. In the class, we learned about care giving and volunteering with the elderly, and I began volunteering with Island...

May 2, 2018

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Seniors Helping Seniors Scholarship 2018 – 3rd Place Winner – Rachel Dovsky

The most important lesson I have learned from the senior that I work with is that life is a marathon, not a sprint. We need to work hard each day to pursue the long term goals we create for ...

May 2, 2018

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How to Create a Family Care Plan for Your Senior Loved One

Whether it’s your grandparent, parent, or older aunt or cousin, there will probably come a time when you realize that a loved one needs a bit more help doing even the simplest tasks in the...

April 30, 2018

Linsey Knerl