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I remembered the night so vividly…….it was warm and I got up to open the window. Without warning I fell. I knew that my hip had either broken or been dislocated because any slight movement was unimaginably painful. I was nowhere near the phone, neighbours wouldn’t hear my cry for help – panic set in – was I going to be the subject of another one of those shocking stories of an elderly person not being found for days?

Then suddenly I felt enormous relief, when I realized that I had my CareAlert Smart Di...


You just came home together with your daughter from your family doctor’s clinic and you were trying to remember what your family doctor said to you:

You are now in your Golden Age and you need to be more careful this time  when you are just all alone in your house. You should not forget to take these maintenance medicines that I gave you especially the one for your heart.

You swear that you will try your best not to forget what the doctor have told you because you know how important it is to remember everyth...


At times, we find our seniors struggling to get help whenever they are faced with emergencies that require urgent attention. You might be in the same house with your spouse or perhaps live alone, you don't have to worry much about such tragedies resulting from accidents like a trip on a floor, or an accidental fire starting up at home because a call alert system only requires a tap of a button to get help.

What is a Call Alert?

As modern technology takes over our world, many people will require gadgets that...


There are some practical ways to keep yourself independent, and make your home your haven.

First, you need to take a look around your home and make sure that your residence is not holding you back. For instance, did you know that more than 60% of all slips and falls happen within the home? To really keep yourself independent, look around the house and see what you can do to prevent those slips and falls.

Clean it Up

Look around your home and remove any unnecessary...


After years of a chaotic life coupled with unending hassles, unruly people, and too many worries, all you can wish for is peace and tranquility. Your sunset days ought to be the best, serving as a bonus to your services to the world. Since your likely place of retirement is your home, any tip that will work to make it a livable haven is vital.

You can, therefore, invest in those tips that will not only bring pomp and color to your life, making it fresh, vibrant, and enjoyable. For maximum peace while savoring those old-age moments, follow...


To assess your risk of falling, you need to ask yourself a number of questions. Those who live alone are, specifically, are more at risk of taking a fall than those who live with a caregiver or a loved one. As you read through these risk factors, think about discussing them at your next appointment with your health professional.

For example, one major risk factor is a history of falling. If you have already had at least one fall within the last six months, this could point to another.

Or, do you take medications? Are you ta...


Accidents are a commonplace, happening without a warning whether you are young or an adult and leaving severe consequences or just slight scars, at worst. While their next occurrence remains anyone’s guess, proper safety tips, especially for the elderly is paramount, serving to keep them safer from any unwarranted injuries due to falling. But what are these tips that can ensure you are always safer from falling?

Prior safety measures are critical, not just for the physically healthy but more importantly the elde...


Smart dialler is a perfect and brilliant piece of technology that offers a peace of mind for the whole family by protecting our loved ones. In the event of an unfortunate illness or accident at home, this could be shortness of breath or a slip in the bathroom or even if an uninvited intruder comes to your home, all you will be required to do is to push the emergency buttons on a uniquely built, water-proof pendant. After this action the smart dialler will proceed to call up to five people of your choice, infor...


Health, security and safety are key components of an active and independent lifestyle for seniors. However, as your loved one grows older, they are likely to face a variety of health issues and safety concerns. It is therefore imperative that you take such measures that are designed to prevent injuries while taking care of your elderly.

Prevention of falls

Most seniors lose their independence as a result of falls. However, while the risk factors will often increase with age, falls are not an inevitable comp...


Thanks to the steps taken by technical design engineers, getting emergency assistance due to a sudden accident or illness has been made much easier. Before this incredible discovery, there has been a myriad of preventable situations some of which were fatal. However, all is not lost yet as there is a personal alert system that comes in handy when one is caught in any severe case. Let’s now have a sneak preview to some of the essential features that you MUST consider when shopping for this commodity, after all, it could save a ...


They say that the only thing that is constant in this world is change, and along with change is time. Life changes every day for every person in some way and with the passing of time comes also the passing of age. As we age, some of the things that we can usually do efficiently cannot be as efficient when we go through the stages of growing old. With that being said, it is also inevitable to have ailments along the way. Most of the time we have someone who can provide elderly care, this maybe family, friends or even the neighbours but there may be instances that they cannot be the...


It’s important to ensure that the elderly loved person that may live in your home or on their own is well cared for, this will greatly reduce the stress onyou and your loved ones. Ensuring that they are safe and comfortable also enables them to have peace of mind. Unfortunately, with ageing comes the feelings of being agitated, confused or aggressive. Below are some simple yet practical home care tips for the elderly that will aid their independence.

Tip 1: Dementia, for those that suffer from this terrible disease you should make ...


 

Personal Alert Systems are a device that every elderly person who may need urgent assistance should have. Children generally feel obliged to make sure that their parents are well taken care of, and one of the ways is through providing a care alert system. Here are seven consideration points when deciding on what and why parents need to have a personal alert system.

Gives peace of mind

Both parents and children will have peace of mind. The parents will be comforted in knowing that should there be any emergency they hav...