Due to significant rain storms and flooding throughout parts of the California Central Valley, you may experience longer than normal wait times for member care related calls. Please note our emergency services are not affected.
Winter can make it harder to leave the house, but people affected by dementia can easily access care and support year-round from the comfort of their own homes. Services such as the Alzheimer’s Association® 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) and online Caregiver Center (alz.org/care) are free and available to people living with dementia, caregivers, family members, friends and the public.
Story told by daughter of MedicAlert + Safe Return Member
My mom passed away 6 years ago from a heart attack. Her loss was very difficult and unexpected; especially for my dad…
They were married for 56 years and he had a very hard time dealing with her passing. My husband and I decided with us being retired, and my mom being gone, that it would be best for my dad to come live with us.
While spending more time at the gym and picking up a few healthier eating habits to lose the annual holiday weight gain are great short-term goals, it can be easy to lose focus and fall back into old habits once the first few pounds start shedding.
You are more likely to stay motivated if you link your resolution to a bigger, life-changing goal, such as improving your heart health for the years to come.
As you say goodbye to 2016 and welcome the New Year, try gaining better heart health in 2017 one simple step at a time...
Keeping our own health inventory up-to-date can easily be dismissed with the craziness of everyday life. Are you one who makes your loved ones health and safety a priority, while often putitng your own well-being on the back burner?
Begin 2017 by ensuring you receive exceptional treatment and care in the event of an emergency. Pertinent information including a list of current medications with proper dosages, dates of major surgeries, medically implanted devices, emergency contacts, and advance directives should be made known to first responders immediately during an emergency.