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Health Update: Going Back to the Doctor’s Office

At the height of the pandemic, we watched as restaurants, malls, airports and other public spaces all became part of “The Great Empty.” And though hospitals and doctors’ offices were full, they were filled almost exclusively with COVID-19 patients. Understandably, elective surgeries and preventive care...

Summer Travel

The Post-pandemic Summer – We’re Traveling Again!

For older adults who are vaccinated – now at 79% for those age 65 and up – this summer is a license to travel, and many are hitting the open road, hoping the pandemic is now in the (metaphorical) rearview mirror. “The vaccine for them...

6 Traits Every Caregiver Should Have

6 Traits Every Caregiver Should Have

You've narrowed down your search to a few wonderful people, but still aren't quite sure who the right one is. We talked with experts to get the six qualities your caregiver should have. Reposted from an article on Care.com, Sally Farhat Kassab, Contributor.   Six Traits Every Caregiver...

Great Stories About How Dads Were There For Their Families

Great Stories About How Dads Were There For Their Families

Many of our medical alert system customers are adult children purchasing the system for their mothers or fathers. They get peace of mind knowing that their parents will be safer in an emergency. Often they feel like they are, in a way, paying their parents...

Aphasia Awareness Month – What is Aphasia?

Aphasia Awareness Month – What is Aphasia?

June is Aphasia Awareness Month Stroke is the No. 4 cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the U.S. A stroke can have various communication effects, one of which is aphasia. Stroke is the most common cause of aphasia, which is a language...

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