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Medical Alert Systems, Home Invasions, & Other Non-Medical Emergencies

  A home medical alert system can be a time-saver and a lifesaver. With one push of a button, you can call for help in case of a fall, share medical history with first responders, and n...

December 6, 2016

Alan Wu

How Do I Know My Medical Alert Is Working?

 Dear Grumpy Grandpa, My mom won’t stop pushing her medical alert button, and it’s driving me nuts! She gets worried that it’s not working and pushes it “just to mak...

November 21, 2016

Grumpy Grandpa

Old People Are _______.

Whether you’re a millennial or baby boomer, you probably have an opinion about the elderly. Our own experiences tend to color our perceptions of older generations. If we’ve only...

November 9, 2016

Alarm

Bystander Backlash

It’s the middle of the week, and you’re shopping for groceries. As you’re pushing your cart through the aisles and minding your own business, you see a mother screaming at her toddler,...

November 8, 2016

bam_partners

Do Medical Alert Systems Work Outside The Home?

Yes they do! Even though everyone wants to feel secure while at home, but nobody wants to feel trapped inside 24/7. Fortunately, with improved technology, consumers can choose the home medic...

November 1, 2016

Natasha Springer

Is My Dog Trying To Kill Me? Senior Falls and Pets

Many seniors depend on their pets for companionship and unconditional love. Pets help many seniors stay happy and healthy. Unfortunately, they also send tens of thousands of people to the ho...

October 19, 2016

Gjenes Belamide

Don’t Forget the Seniors: A Grandparents Day Tribute

National Grandparents Day – September 11th, 2016 Grandparents are awesome! If you didn’t grow up with grandparents, I’m sure there was at least one senior you encountered i...

September 10, 2016

Gjenes Belamide

Top 5 Best Outdoor Activities For Seniors with Dogs

Staying active and having a pet are two things that can keep seniors happy and healthy. Whether you walk along the beach or down the street, your furry friend won’t mind as long as you...

August 26, 2016

Gjenes Belamide

National Senior Citizen Day- Bay Alarm Medical

National senior citizen’s day was founded by President Ronald Reagan to honor and respect those who have achieved so much during their lifetime. From family matters, community contribution...

August 21, 2016

Natasha Springer

How Can Caregivers Get Paid?

  There’s no denying that caregiving is a full-time job, so it makes sense that instituting some form of caregiver pay would be only fair. While the government has been making headway...

July 19, 2016

Natasha Springer