In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, our call center will be closed Thursday, 11/26 and Friday, 11/27. Our 24/7 emergency line will remain open. Our normal operating hours will resume Monday, 11/30.
Did you know one in ten Americans have, or will, experience a seizure during their lifetime? Many of us don’t realize the impact brain disorders can have on those around us; causing them to experience seizures in their lives. In a disease diagnosed in well over 100,000 Americans each year, Epilepsy is one of the most common brain disorders leading to repeated seizures. Epilepsy is a medical condition which causes seizures impacting a person’s physical and mental abilities.
As parents, we are filled with pride when watching our children reach their milestones throughout the years. Witnessing their first steps, losing their first tooth, walking with them into their first day of Kindergarten, and seeing their smile as they cross the stage at their high school graduation are just a few landmarks we’ll never forget.
When your graduate’s first college acceptance letter arrived, you probably felt both anxious and excited for their journey ahead.
It’s possible that tax refund checks maybe the largest single lump sum of money the average American family receives in a typical year.
In February, Channel 3 News reported from a survey that fewer Americans plan to use their tax refund to pay down debt or increase savings. Instead, results discovered that more of us will simply spend it.
When that much-anticipated refund gives your bank account a face lift in the upcoming weeks, don’t let your money be spent just anywhere.
This New Year's, make your health a priority. Yes, exercise and healthy eating are great goals, but something you may not have thought of – how do I also protect my health during an emergency? MedicAlert’s dedicated team of trained specialist works 24/7 to ensure your health information is made available in the event of an emergency; this ensures you receive proper treatment and care and helps to avoid potential medical errors.
Our team of support specialists here at MedicAlert Foundation are available 24/7, to ensure you and your loved ones receive exceptional medical care and treatment during an emergency. Your medical ID has a personalized engraving that is specific to any underlying medical conditions; including known food and/or medication allergies
Instructions for where to best link existing medical ID jewelry and services with Apple's digital medical ID as released with the new iOS 8 mobile operating system
With the recent release of the "Digital Medical ID" feature found within Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system, MedicAlert Foundation has some tips on how to best merge the information from your MedicAlert medical IDs with Apple's new feature.
Warm weather brings more opportunities for outdoor activities such as swimming, fishing, biking, camping and hiking. While your family anticipates the exciting times of having fun in the sun this summer; take the time to develop smart practices for a safe and healthy summer of fun.
It is important to consider your child’s healthcare needs while the demands of the school year shifts to a more “relaxed” summer routine. While traveling is at a peak throughout the summer months, ensure your family and loved ones are safeguarded in the event of an emergency.
National Healthcare Decision Day (NHDD) brings awareness to the importance of having Advanced Care Planning, in order to ensure that our loved ones’ wishes are acknowledged in the event of a medical emergency. This day serves as a collaborative effort among national, state, and community organizations to come together and ensure adult Americans have their future healthcare choices known and safeguarded when experiencing a medical emergency.
We’re excited for our partnership with MedicAlert Foundation, which will provide our Hope Paige Medical ID selection of contemporary medical emergency bracelets and awareness jewelry to MedicAlert members.