Buyer’s Guide Blogs – Medical Alert Systems

will medicare pay for my medical alert system

Will Medicare Pay for My Medical Alert System?

Most seniors want to stay in their homes, and who can blame them? After spending decades living independently, making your own plans and living life by your rules, no one wants to end up in an assisted living facility, especially if it isn’t absolutely necessary. Not to mention, no family member wants to be the big bad wolf and force… Read more →

Published on December 5, 2016
Florence Henderson, medical guardian's senior safety advocate, medical alert systems

Florence Henderson – A Celebrity Mom, A Senior Safety Advocate

In memory of Florence Henderson, who passed away peacefully this Thanksgiving (2016) surrounded by family, I spent much of this evening thinking back to the enjoyment and comfort that classic show, The Brady Bunch, gave me. As Gen-Xers, my friends and I ritually returned home from school every day to turn on the TV and watch re-runs of the Brady… Read more →

Published on November 25, 2016
3 Things You Can Do to Increase the Effectiveness of Your Medical Alert System

3 Things You Can Do to Increase the Effectiveness of Your Medical Alert System

Have a medical alert system? Congratulations on your ability to remain independent in your own home! Having the ability to connect to emergency personnel at the touch of a button ensures that you get the help you need when you need it, but it can also provide your family with peace of mind. Hopefully you’ve found it easy to integrate… Read more →

Published on November 17, 2016
winter is coming, seasonal safety tips for seniors

Winter Is Coming — Seasonal Safety Tips for Seniors

As summer turns into fall, and fall turns into winter, there are a lot of wonderful things to look forward to. The smell of burning leaves, roasted marshmallows, and the holiday season are at the top of everyone’s list. Most seniors are excited for the holiday season because it means getting to spend more time with family and friends! It’s… Read more →

Published on October 9, 2016
Beware of Medical Alert Reviews — Not All Review Sites Are The Same

Beware of Medical Alert Reviews—Not All Review Sites Are The Same

Have you ever searched for the best of something? Everyone who has access to the internet has, and if you’re looking for a medical alert system, you’ve definitely visited Google and typed in ‘best medical alert systems’. Our founder did, and what he found was extremely disturbing. But more about that in a minute. If you’re serious about finding the… Read more →

Published on September 12, 2016
Think You Can’t Put a Price on Safety - Think Again

Think You Can’t Put a Price on Safety? Think Again!

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “You can’t put a price on safety.” You might be adamantly shaking your head, “Yes, yes! That’s so true!” I’m not here to argue about how important our loved ones are. We would all pay any price to keep our friends and family safe, but let’s just take a minute to think about this piece… Read more →

Published on August 23, 2016
Apple Watch is a SOS alert button and medical id bracelet

Apple Watch Review (Part 1: Comparison to a Medical Alert Device)

First things first—I love Apple. I have owned every model of the iPhone (which includes multiple versions of the same model, if you account for the many times I’ve dropped, and subsequently needed to replace, my phone), a couple of iPads, and I spend most of my working hours on a MacBook. If Apple makes it, I’m going to buy… Read more →

Published on August 3, 2016
Conversation on medical alert systems, industry and customers with Geoff Gross, CEO and Found of Medical Guardian

Conversation with Geoff Gross, CEO of Medical Guardian

Transcript……. InHomeSafetyGuide (IHSG): Recently, Geoff Gross from Medical Guardian sat down with InHomeSafetyGuide to answer a few questions. What drives your passion as a CEO? Geoff Gross (GG): Being in this business allows me and all our employees to be passionate every day. We have a group here that’s hard working, hard charging, invested-in-our-mission type of people. The service we… Read more →

Published on July 29, 2016
Why Bother with a Landline Phone - 3 Reasons Why Seniors Should Have One

Why Bother with a Landline Phone — 3 Reasons Why Seniors Should Have One

I know what you’re thinking—landline telephones are so yesterday. With cellular phones, what’s the point in even having one? I mean, I can talk to anyone I want, anywhere I want, with a cell phone. That’s not the case with a landline. As much as I’d like to say we’re rid of landline phones forever, the fact is, landline phones… Read more →

Published on July 25, 2016
How to Talk to a Loved One About a Medical Alert System

How to Talk to a Loved One About a Medical Alert System

There’s no doubt about it. Medical alert systems save lives. They can also greatly enhance the quality of life of the people who wear the pendant. Unfortunately, many seniors don’t see it this way. So, a medical alert system can be seen as admitting to defeat. Instead of providing a senior with the ability to live independently, some see a… Read more →

Published on June 18, 2016