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How to Talk to Your Parents about a Medical Alert System

Kasey Tross | Oct 31, 2019 | Editorials, Senior Safety

There’s no need to dread talking to your parents about a medical alert system. Our five easy steps can help you work with your parent to maintain their safety and dignity.

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The 10 Best Wireless Security Cameras of 2019

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 7, 2019 | Buyers Guides, Home Security

Learn which wireless security cameras deliver the most features, have the best Wi-Fi connectivity, and offer perks like free cloud storage. SafeWise researched and tested wireless security cameras so you don’t have to. Find out which ones we picked as the ten best wireless security cameras of 2018.

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Ring Home Security System Review

Katie McEntire | Oct 29, 2019 | Home Security

Ring Alarm home security is simple and free of contracts. SafeWise put it to the test—read our Ring Security system review for more details.

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How to Test Water at Home with a Water Test Kit

Kaz Weida | Oct 30, 2019 | Home Safety
The quality of the water we drink and use daily is essential to well-being and health. Polling indicates 61% of Americans worry “a great deal” about polluted drinking water.1 Whether you’re concerned about contaminants or...
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Bark App Review

Kaz Weida | Oct 28, 2019 | Child and Baby Safety, Equipment Reviews, Family Safety, Internet Safety, Product Reviews

Bark monitors social media, emails, and texts on an unlimited number of devices and alerts parents to suspicious activity—like signs of cyberbullying or self-harm—to help keep kids safe.

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Cox Homelife Security Review

Katie McEntire | Oct 28, 2019 | Home Security
Cox Homelife 2/5 Professional installationFree app trial Limited availability Visit Cox HomelifeCompare Prices Cox specializes in internet and cable, but now you can add home security to the list. Cox Homelife is a home automation...
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Best Anti-malware Apps for Your Smartphone

Kaz Weida | Oct 28, 2019 | Internet Safety, Product Reviews

Keeping your Android safe is a challenge because of its operating system, but these recommended antivirus apps and security suites are up to the task. They’ll address malware on your phone and secure multiple devices to ensure your personal data stays private.

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LifeLock Review

Kasey Tross | Oct 25, 2019 | Service Reviews

Does LifeLock live up to the hype? We look at LifeLock’s plans, pricing, customer service, and security features to see what you really get for the money.

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The Best VPN Service

Rebecca Edwards | Oct 23, 2019 | Buyers Guides, Internet Safety

VPNs increase your online privacy. SafeWise tested top VPNs to find the best ones for price, features, streaming, and privacy protection. Stay safe with our VPN picks.

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How to Improve Bathroom Safety for Seniors

Kaz Weida | Oct 22, 2019 | Equipment Reviews, Senior Safety
As we age and mobility declines, falling becomes one of the primary causes of serious injury. The CDC says the bathroom is the most dangerous place in the home, especially for adults aged 65 or...