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    Livewell Lifeline Tip: Using The Libris Fall Detection With The Personal Health Record Can Save Lives

Livewell Lifeline Tip: Using The Libris Fall Detection With The Personal Health Record Can Save Lives

Livewell Lifeline Tip: Using The Libris Fall Detection With The Personal Health Record Can Save Lives
For the elderly, falls can be deadly, and many of these deaths are not immediate.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2009, 2.2 million nonfatal fall injuries among […]

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    Livewell Lifeline Tip: 5 Foods That Can Reduce Your Risk For Stroke

Livewell Lifeline Tip: 5 Foods That Can Reduce Your Risk For Stroke

Livewell Lifeline Tip: 5 Foods That Can Reduce Your Risk For Stroke
Nutrition is important not only for the maintenance of your (desired) six pack abs, but regulated intake of “brain-rich” foods may help slow disease progression of various neurological disorders. 

Although stroke incidence in high-income […]

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    Mobile Medical Alerts Offer New Technology And Better Emergency Response

Mobile Medical Alerts Offer New Technology And Better Emergency Response

Mobile Medical Alerts Offer New Technology And Better Emergency Response
Robert Snyder was putting his shoes on when the chair he was sitting on collapsed, slamming his head into the bedroom door frame at his St Louis, MO home. Badly bleeding, he called out to […]

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    Livewell Lifeline Links to Great Information on Senior Fitness and Wellness

Livewell Lifeline Links to Great Information on Senior Fitness and Wellness

Livewell Lifeline Links to Great Information on Senior Fitness and Wellness

At Livewell we belief in always improving and working toward better health and fitness. Below you will find a Lifeline to great resources for information how you can do just that.
Like most people, […]

Lifeline Tip From Livewell: Reduce Your Risk Of Falling

Lifeline Tip From Livewell: Reduce Your Risk Of Falling
 

Falls threaten the health, well-being and independence of older people. Here’s some Lifeline Tips from Livewell on how to reduce your risk of falling.
General Safety

When moving from lying down to standing, sit up first and stay […]

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    Livewell On No-Monthly-Fee Medical Alert Systems: Good Sense or Nonsense?

Livewell On No-Monthly-Fee Medical Alert Systems: Good Sense or Nonsense?

Livewell On No-Monthly-Fee Medical Alert Systems: Good Sense or Nonsense?
There is an ongoing debate concerning a fairly new entrant to the medical alert system industry: no-monthly-fee medical alert system. These devices generate calls directly to a predefined number: a caregiver, 911, neighbor, or other […]

Lifeline Tip: Look to a Geriatric Care Manager For Help

Lifeline Tip: Look to a Geriatric Care Manager For Help
Geriatric care managers provide a Lifeline to valuable assistance with the non-legal aspects of planning for current or future care needs of elderly care.  Many of you may be unfamiliar with the term and role […]

Can Fall Detection Technology Keep Seniors Safe?

 
The most effective way for seniors and/or their caregivers to address the issue of falling is to:

•    First, visit the doctor and find out why a loved one is at risk or why falls are occurring.  Remember, falls are not normal but may represent […]

Heart Disease in Women

Heart Disease in Women
 

A lot of people think that women do not get heart disease. More women die from heart disease than from anything else. Any woman can get heart disease. When you think about heart disease, you probably think about chest pain. Women […]

How to Choose a Pers

How to Choose a
 Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)
 
Produced with the American Association of Retired Persons
 

How a PERS Works

A PERS has three components: a small radio transmitter (a help button carried or worn by the user); a console connected to the user ’s telephone; […]