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Reasons Why the New Apple Watch Is Not a Good Medical Alert Solution

Reasons Why the New Apple Watch Is Not a Good Medical Alert Solution

The world is abuzz with news of the latest Apple Watch. The fourth incarnation of the beloved watch is set to be released at the end of September 2018, and people like us are keeping a close eye on its release.Here at InHomeSafetyGuide, we absolutely love anything that allows people to take control of their health and safety. When the first Apple Watch came out, we were excited to learn that a special app could enable its wearers to enjoy medical alert system-like services. Unfortunately, after checking it out … Read more →

Published on September 24, 2018
InHomeSafetyGuide’s #1 Medical Alert System Wins Silver Stevie® Award

InHomeSafetyGuide’s #1 Medical Alert System Wins Silver Stevie® Award

We’ve got a lot of really great things to say about Medical Guardian, our number one medical alert system choice for older adults who want to remain independent in their home. We have shared our Medical Guardian review, which includes everything they have to offer and they have also shown up on our blog a couple of times (Conversation With Geoff Gross - CEO Of Medical Guardian, Medical Guardian Is Re-Writing The Narrative On Medical Alert Systems). It seems there is no shortage of great things to say about Medica… Read more →

Published on July 20, 2018
Environmentally Friendly Smart Home Tips for Those Who Want to Go Green

Environmentally Friendly Smart Home Tips for Those Who Want to Go Green

Smart home systems were invented to make life a lot easier, and boy do they. It feels like I don’t have to get up to do much of anything if I don’t want to! My vacuum cleans the floor without my help, a pot of coffee gets started in the kitchen before I even get out of bed in the morning, and I don’t even have to get off the couch to open the blinds in the window anymore.This stuff makes our homes safer too. I can lock or unlock the door at the touch of a button, which means I don’t have to be home to d… Read more →

Published on July 13, 2018
Privacy Policies: Why They’re Important and Why You’re Seeing Updates Everywhere

Privacy Policies: Why They’re Important and Why You’re Seeing Updates Everywhere

If you’ve clicked on any website lately, and I do mean any website, you’ve probably seen that they have updated their privacy policy and they really want you to read it. The update is usually plastered in your face with a prompt that requires you to click on it in order to go about your business surfing the web.Why are websites so adamant about sharing their shiny new update with you? Why are they all updating their privacy policies at the same time? Why should I even care?Here’s what you need to know… Read more →

Published on June 29, 2018
Geriatric Technophobia: Four Reasons Why Seniors Shouldn’t Be Afraid

Geriatric Technophobia: Four Reasons Why Seniors Shouldn’t Be Afraid

Have you heard of ‘Geriatric Technophobia’? It’s exactly what it sounds like — it’s the fear seniors have of technology. And no, we’re not talking about the fear of robots taking over the world. We’re talking about a fear of all the technology that many of us take for granted. That means computers, smartphones, and basically any other kind of technology you can imagine that has been invented in the last 20-ish years.Chances are, you know someone in your life who is like this. They refuse to own a … Read more →

Published on June 29, 2018