Buyer’s Guide Blogs – Medical Alert Systems

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
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
Bathroom Dangers That Go Beyond Slipping and Falling in the Tub

Bathroom Dangers That Go Beyond Slipping and Falling in the Tub

Falls in the bathroom are a common occurrence, especially among the elderly. It’s a terrifying prospect for seniors because it can mean the end of their independence, but as we’ve mentioned before, it isn’t just the elderly that can suffer, or even die, as a result of slipping in the tub.There are some really great things you can do in the bathroom to make it fall-proof. Nonslip floor mats, handrails, and night lights can keep people of all ages steady on their feet. But, if you’re only focusing on slip… Read more →

Published on June 15, 2018
How to Wear a Medical Alert Device

How to Wear a Medical Alert Device

A medical alert system can save your life, but only if you know exactly how the system works. It all starts with deciding on which type of medical alert system is the right fit for you: traditional in-home unit, GPS, fall detection option.Once you’ve settled on the right system for you, it’s time to figure out how you want to wear your medical alert system device. Wearing it properly will ensure that help is always on the way when you need it. PendantTraditional neck pendants are quite popular … Read more →

Published on May 22, 2018