According to the CDC, falls are the number one leading threat to seniors’ independence and ability to conduct their activities of daily living. Among Americans 65 and older, one in six has suffered a fall in the last three months, with a third of those individuals sustaining serious injury such as a broken hip or head injury.
Medical Alert Service connects clients to trained personnel that can send help quickly — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your Advocare Care Manager can also be listed as an emergency contact. Is it time to consider a medical alert system? We can refer you to excellent providers depending on the need. Some systems have automatic fall detection, others are GPS enabled and work anywhere inside the home, outside the home, or anywhere in the country.