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    Wondering about adverse reactions to prescription drugs or medical devices? Try Drug Center.

Wondering about adverse reactions to prescription drugs or medical devices? Try Drug Center.

A new study from Mayo Clinic researchers reveals how many Americans are on prescription drugs — and it’s a lot of us.

The study, published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, shows that seven out of 10 Americans take at least one prescription drug. The […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Knowledge|0 Comments

Mobile Medical Alerts vs Smartphone Apps For Safety

Smartphone and wearable medical alert technology usage are growing among all age demographics, including seniors aged 65 and older.
With all this new technology, seniors face a wide array of options, from smartphone and smartwatch safety applications to self-contained wearable mobile medical alert emergency […]

By |October 25th, 2015|Knowledge|0 Comments

It’s Never Too Late to Stop Smoking

Smoking and Older Adults

Older smokers are at greater risks from smoking because they have smoked longer (an average of 40 years), tend to be heavier smokers, and are more likely to suffer from smoking-related illnesses. They are also significantly less likely than younger smokers […]

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    Is the Fear of Falling Getting You Down? Let’s Get Back On Your Feet!

Is the Fear of Falling Getting You Down? Let’s Get Back On Your Feet!

Is the Fear of Falling Getting You Down? Let’s Get Back On Your Feet!
Is the fear of falling getting you down? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. Many seniors live in constant fear of falling (or anxiety about falling). In fact, both seniors […]

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    Senior Safety – Stay Informed About Harmful Drug Side Effects

Senior Safety – Stay Informed About Harmful Drug Side Effects

You only get one body. Being a well-informed health consumer can help you take the best care of it and improve your quality of life.
 We can across a very informative website that you should take a look at. Especially interesting is information on a […]

By |April 15th, 2014|Knowledge|0 Comments

Do Automatic Fall Detection Devices Work?

Do Automatic Fall Detection Devices Work?

What Is An Automatic Fall Detection Device? 
Medical alert industry professionals are being bombarded with news about “automatic fall detection technology” from many sources and as a caregiver, you may be seeing this information as well. What this technology […]

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    Livewell Lifeline Tip: Know the Connection Between Alzheimer’s & Falling

Livewell Lifeline Tip: Know the Connection Between Alzheimer’s & Falling

Livewell Lifeline Tip: Know the Connection Between Alzheimer’s & Falling
 

Livewell Lifeline Tip: One of the most common safety problems in persons with Alzheimer’s is that of falling.  Alzheimer’s is a disease associated with a loss of memory and intellectual abilities. The risk of developing […]

Livewell Lifeline Tip: Check out These Interesting Blogs

If you interested in getting more information on a long list of senior health and wellness issues be sure to check out the following blogs. You might find something that can be beneficial to you or someone you care for.

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    Livewell Lifeline Tip: Fall Prevention Strategies for Seniors and Caregivers

Livewell Lifeline Tip: Fall Prevention Strategies for Seniors and Caregivers

Livewell Lifeline Tip: Fall Prevention Strategies for Seniors and Caregivers
Did you know that there is an actual Fall Awareness day?  It occurs on the first day of the fall season and this year it occurs on September 23, 2014.  The purpose of this effort […]

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    Lifewell Lifeline Tip: Falls Are Top Cause Of Hip Fractures Among Seniors

Lifewell Lifeline Tip: Falls Are Top Cause Of Hip Fractures Among Seniors

Lifewell Lifeline Tip: Falls Are Top Cause Of Hip Fractures Among Seniors
Ask any senior and they will tell you that falling and breaking a bone is a very serious. About 5% of seniors who fall will break a bone; common fractures include the pelvic, […]