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Why are Medical Alert Systems so Popular?

Many aging people want the dignity of continuing to live on their own through their later years. The thought of moving into a small apartment, or assisted living facility can be very emotional. Extending their time at home is a way to allow them to keep their self respect and maintain their pride as long as possible. However, when you have a sick or elderly relative it can be scary knowing they are all alone and could have an emergency with no one to help. Many people are turning to medical alert systems for peace of mind and here's why.

Safety
With the use of a medical alert bracelet or pendant you are connected to a call center 24 hours a day should something occur. If you fall, have chest pains or are any other medical emergency, assistance can be summoned with a push of the button. Some medical alert equipment is even savvy enough to sense a fall and will get help if the person is unresponsive. Should a fire start or someone try to break in a medical alert system is also there to help. Whether the system is savvy and senses an emergency or an operator is manually called they will immediately be connected with someone who can get help right away.

Cost Effective
For somewhere between $30 to $50 a month a medical alert system provides very affordable care to the sick and elderly. This is a much more cost effective alternative to an assisted living facility, in-home personal attendant, or nurse. With most seniors living on a tight budget, many children even offer to purchase the service for their loved one. Either way, priced at a dollar or two each day, a medical alert system is very cost effective for peace of mind.

Personalization
Medical alert companies have customized their businesses to work with the aging or those with medical issues. Many companies offer a very personalized level of service that includes calling family members when issues arise, keeping track of medicines and conditions to alert medical emergency staff, and more. Most medical alarm system companies maintain personal information to help an operator handle a situation to the clients best wishes not what company policy dictates.

Ease of use
Let's face it, many high tech gadgets are hard to use and can leave us feeling frustrated, no matter our age. Medical alert systems are intended to be extremely easy to use - especially in an emergency. It's often as simple as pushing a button worn around the wrist or neck to call for help. No need to try and crawl to a phone or remember what number to call when you have a medical alert system.

Medical alert systems have become very popular in recent years. Millions of people use these system to maintain their independence due to their affordably, element of safety, and ease of use.

SeniorSafetyReviews.com Releases Best Medical Alert System Rankings For 2018

NEW YORK, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - SeniorSafetyReviews.com, a new website dedicated to finding and reviewing products and services that help seniors stay safe, independent and happy, has just released its Ranking of the Best Medical Alert Systems of ...

Published:  Wed, 25 Apr 2018 03:56:00 GMT



How to choose a medical alert system

A medical alert system can provide increased independence for our loved ones and peace of mind for us as family caregivers. How to select the one that's best for your situation: It can be complicated. As technology advances, the range of options has ...

Published:  Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:45:00 GMT



Putting Predictive Analytics and Medical Device Data to Work Reducing a Common Physician Alert by 99%

Virtua Memorial Hospital and vendor Bernoulli worked together to nearly eliminate respiratory depression alerts, enhance care, and lower costs, reports Healthcare IT News. Using only sustained alarms as the filter for notifications reduced alerts from ...

Published:  Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:10:00 GMT



FDA Alert on MR-Guided Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy Devices

The FDA said medical device reports and literature reports describe adverse events such as neurologic deficits (eg, focal motor deficits, aphasia, cognitive changes), increased intracerebral edema or pressure, intracranial bleeding, and/or visual changes ...

Published:  Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:57:00 GMT



Silver Alert issued for missing Phoenix senior with medical condition

Silver Alert issued for missing Phoenix senior with medical condition Reyes Palomares went missing Thursday night while walking his white Chihuahua dog near 31st and Peoria avenues. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2GTO6pE

Published:  Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:50:00 GMT



US regulators float ideas for boosting medical device safety

The FDA has repeatedly been forced to issue safety alerts about unexpected problems with devices ... "FDA's safety strategies for medical devices are still years away from effective implementation," said Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Center ...

Published:  Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:11:00 GMT



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The Joint Commission, which accredits many U.S. hospitals and surgery centers, issued a safety alert last year about disinfection and sterilization of medical devices in response to a growing rate of noncompliance. In 2016, the Joint Commission cited 60 ...

Published:  Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:51:00 GMT



SENIOR SCAM ALERT: HANG UP ON COLD CALLERS EXPLOITING NEW MEDICARE CARDS TO STEAL IDENTITY

The security measure can prevent medical and financial ID theft by swindlers who steal ... They're also free, and nor do seniors have to report or verify info to Medicare.; Sign up for an alert that Medicare has mailed your new card; and Destroy your ...

Published:  Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:31:00 GMT



The night before her death, 92-year-old Barbara Bush was alert, talking, and enjoying bourbon

On Monday night, former First Lady Barbara Bush was alert, having conversations, and enjoying bourbon despite her failing health. She died Tuesday night at age 92. Bush decided to forgo any more medical treatment and seek "comfort care" at home ...

Published:  Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:45:00 GMT



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Published:  Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:03:00 GMT



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