Fall Detection | Healthy Living

How to Recognize the Warning Signs your Elderly Parent Needs Help

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”https://www.primemedicalalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/28349245_xxl.jpg” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”off” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” alt=”Caregiver sits with elderly person” title_text=”Finding professional help for elderly loved ones”] [/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] How to Tell if a Senior Needs Assistance Although aging is a gradual process it sometimes seems as if…

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What are ADLs and IADLs?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row”][et_pb_column type=”1_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] The basic ADLs include: 1. Eating 2. Bathing 3. Dressing 4. Continence 5. Using the restroom 6. Transferring (the ability to move oneself) [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”https://www.primemedicalalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/31397244_xxl.jpg” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”off” sticky=”off” align=”right” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” alt=”Elderly Woman Walking Across Street, performing ADLs”…

Alzheimer/Memory Care

Five Myths Surrounding Alzheimer’s

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”https://www.primemedicalalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/34974458_xxl.jpg” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”off” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”-50px|||” alt=”Caregiver helps Alzheimer’s patient” title_text=”Alzheimer’s patient “] [/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Directly or through a family member, Alzheimer’s disease affects more people than you can imagine. It is a severe mental disease that has been misunderstood for years. Many…

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Should I get a Medical Alert? Top Reasons why you May be Ready

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”https://www.primemedicalalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Medical-Alert-Product-Picture.jpg” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”off” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” alt=”medical alert on counter”] [/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Deciding whether or not to purchase a medical alert can be a big decision. For some, it makes them feel as if they’ve truly gotten old while for others, they just feel…

Fall Detection | Healthy Living

Keeping an Eye on Elderly Loved ones this Holiday Season

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row”][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Telltale Signs and Symptoms your Elderly Loved one Needs Help Christmas break is about to begin and many people are gearing up to go home for the festivities. As unfortunate as it is, a lot of families live in different states and are only able…

Healthy Living

What Causes Gout?

We’ve all heard of gout, but not many people are familiar with what causes it. First off, gout is a type of arthritis and similar to arthritis, causes sudden burning pain, swelling of joints, and general joint stiffness. Gout attacks are brought on when there is too much uric acid in a person’s bloodstream. Generally,…

Medical Alert No Phone Line

Medical Alert with no Phone Line

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”https://www.primemedicalalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/man-responder4.jpg” alt=”Medical Alert with no Phone Line” title_text=”Medical Alert without Verizon Phone Line ” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”off” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] How Does a Medical Alert with no Phone Line Work? Traditionally, medical alert systems attach into phone lines through the phone jack in…