Senior Safety

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10 Ways to Upgrade Your Home for an Older Family Member

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 6, 2017 | Safety Tips, Senior Safety

You want your home to be a place where every member of your family feels welcome, comfortable, and safe. As parents and loved ones age, you may need to make some changes around the house…

The Top 5 Stair-Assist Chairs

Hillary Johnston | Sep 6, 2017 | SafeWise Recommends, Senior Safety

Even though they’re part of everyday life, stairs can be hazardous—especially for people with limited mobility. Thankfully, stair-assist chairs provide a safe way to move up and down stairs, reduce caregiver stress, and provide independence….

A Comprehensive Review of ADT’s Medical Alert Systems

Caroline Maurer | Sep 6, 2017 | Equipment Reviews, Senior Safety

Medical alert devices are your lifeline to emergency services. If you fall, become disoriented, have a stroke or heart attack, get in a car accident, or suffer any distress, a push of a button connects…

Home Safety Tools that Provide Independence for Seniors and Caregivers

Medical Guardian | Sep 6, 2017 | Safety Tips, SafeWise Experts, Senior Safety

This piece was written for SafeWise by the medical alert experts at Medical Guardian.  There are several self-care tasks we do every day without thinking twice about them, like showering and getting dressed in the…

The Top Safety Devices for Seniors

Alexia Chianis | Sep 6, 2017 | SafeWise Recommends, Senior Safety

Helping seniors stay safe not only prolongs their independence, it also gives them a valuable sense of security and empowerment — whether they’re aging at home or in an assisted environment. Fortunately, there are a…

The Top 5 Safety Wearable Products for Seniors

Alyssa Baker | Sep 6, 2017 | SafeWise Recommends, Senior Safety

Growing old isn’t what it used to be. Thanks to modern science and technology, people are living longer than ever before — and smart wearable tech is strengthening that trend. Senior wearables can make life…

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6 Ways to Avoid Door-to-Door Security Scams

Clair Jones | Sep 6, 2017 | Safety Tips, Senior Safety

The door-to-door sales industry gets a bad rap. Reports abound of con artists stealing from seniors and troubled teens selling fake magazine subscriptions. But with the proliferation of the Do Not Call List, home knockers…

How to make senior independent living easier

How to Help Make Senior Independent Living Easier

Hilary Thompson | Sep 6, 2017 | Safety Tips, Senior Safety

As the older population continues to age, seniors and their adult children are faced with the concern of making sure they’re safe in their home. A 2011 report by AARP and the National Conference of…

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Wearable Technologies for Keeping Tabs on Elderly

Hillary Johnston | Nov 29, 2017 | Safety Tips, Senior Safety

Many elderly people want to remain independent, which can cause their children to worry about the parent’s wellbeing. Fortunately, the wearable technology (WT) trend is making monitored independence more feasible. There are many forms of…

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ADT Receives a Higher Rating From the Better Business Bureau

Jenna Black | Sep 6, 2017 | Equipment Reviews, Senior Safety

ADT announced last week that it was awarded an “A” rating by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), a jump from its previous “B+” rating. According to the BBB, improvements in customer feedback and quicker responses…