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Aging in Place

Senior care information and advice for older adults and their families to age in place safely and independently.

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Why Life Alert Doesn’t Work – 80% of Older Adults Who Fall and Have a Call Alarm Do Not Activate It

“My mom refuses to wear Life Alert,” is a phrase I’ve heard dozens of times interviewing people on how they care for their elderly loved ones. Call alarms like Life Alert are emergency buttons that contact first responders when pushed. They can be put on the walls of rooms and bathrooms or worn as pendants …

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