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Advice for seniors: how to ask for help and emotional support

From an early age, we are taught that in order to be successful, well-adjusted members of society, we need to learn how to be self-sufficient and independent.  Which is why, for the vast m...

November 16, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

Should Grandparents Be Paid for Child Care?

Every parent wants their child to receive the best care possible. If child care facilities aren’t working for you, can grandparents help out? It is normal to have mixed feelings if you are...

November 9, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

How To Complete DocuSign

If you’re reading this, chances are you just signed up for Bay Alarm Medical (Thanks!) After you’ve completed the ordering process on our website, you’ll receive an email ...

November 5, 2015

kayla_quinn

5 Ways to Set Up Your Home for an Alzheimer’s Patient

If you have an elderly relative with Alzheimer's moving into your home, there are certain steps that need to be taken beforehand to ensure that each room is as accident-proof as possible....

November 5, 2015

Kevin Magna

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

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