Senior Safety

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Best Wearable Products for Seniors

Kasey Tross | Dec 6, 2018 | SafeWise Recommends, Senior Safety

We’ve checked out some of the newest products available—along with some tried-and-true favorites—to find the best gadgets to make life easier and safer for older adults.

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Philips Lifeline Medical Alert System Review

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 15, 2018 | Senior Safety, Service Reviews

This medical alert system doesn’t come cheap, but it’s the best in its class. Find out why we think it’s worth it.

Bay Alarm Medical Alert System Review

Kasey Tross | Nov 13, 2018 | Product Reviews, Senior Safety

Aging adults want to be as independent as possible for as long as possible, and a medical alert device can help both older adults and caregivers achieve freedom and peace of mind. Our research shows that Bay Alarm Medical Alert is an affordable alert system, with flexible plans and equipment that’s easy to use.

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Life Alert Medical Alert System Review

Laura E. Hilton | Nov 13, 2018 | Equipment Reviews, Senior Safety

Life Alert is one of the first and best-selling medical alert systems on the market. But the medical alert industry has boomed in recent years, and there are many more options on the market now. Find out if Life Alert is the right system for you.

What’s the Real Cost of Life Alert?

Kasey Tross | Nov 13, 2018 | Senior Safety

Unless you’ve braved a call to its sales department, you may be asking, “What’s the cost of Life Alert?” We contacted the company to get the facts about its equipment, policies, and pricing to bring you some solid answers.

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Best Blood Pressure Monitors

Laura E. Hilton | Nov 13, 2018 | Buyers Guides, Senior Safety

Having a reliable, accurate, and easy-to-use blood pressure monitor is vital if you have high blood pressure or even just prehypertension. We researched the best monitors out there so you can find the right one for you.


MobileHelp Smart Medical Alert System Review

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 13, 2018 | Senior Safety

MobileHelp Smart is the latest advancement in medical alert system technology. You get all the security of a medical alert pendant in a smartwatch by Samsung. Read our review to find out why this is a move in the right direction for active people and why MobileHelp still has a few bugs to work out.

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Ensuring Financial and Identity Security for Seniors

Kasey Tross | Jul 2, 2018 | Senior Safety

Financial Safety Tips for Seniors As adults age, their risk for being targeted by scammers increases, but that doesn’t mean everyone is bound to experience financial fraud. Knowing scam tactics and fraud warning signs—and how…

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9 Ways to Stay Safe When You Live Alone

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 29, 2018 | Home Automation, Home Safety, Senior Safety

When you don’t have a housemate to help you lock up or call for help in the event of a break-in, you need other types of backup. Make sure you don’t get caught by surprise with these ten proactive solutions to help make your single-person household as safe as possible.

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Internet Safety: How to Avoid Online Scams

Alexia Chianis | Mar 5, 2018 | Internet Safety, Senior Safety

Internet fraud is alive and well, and it’s costing victims thousands of dollars. In fact, the FBI’s Internet Crime Compliant Center (IC3) received nearly 300,000 complaints of online fraud in 2015—that’s an average of almost…