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INTRODUCING OUR NEW WEBSITE

December 16, 2021
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Since our founding in 1956, MedicAlert Foundation’s mission has remained unchanged: to save and protect lives by sharing vital medical information in our members’ moments of need. What has changed is how we do that; we’re constantly looking for ways to better serve our members. That’s why we’ve reimagined our website – to enhance your […]

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Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

November 12, 2021
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When you’re a caregiver for a loved one with a chronic illness such as Alzheimer’s or dementia, it’s hard to know what any given day will be like. Some days are better than others. Life is grand when your loved one is feeling strong and healthy, ready to take on the world. But the challenging […]

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Safe and Secure: Parenting and Autism

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For parents raising a child with a cognitive delay or autism, keeping a child safe brings on a completely different set of concerns. With all children, you’re worried about keeping them safe on the playground, teaching them how to look both ways when crossing the street, , and not talk strangers, But for a parent […]

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Back-to-School Action Plan: Living with Allergies

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As summer comes to an end, parents are preparing for the start of a new school year. For parents of children with food or other severe allergies, back to school can be an especially stressful time. Parents, typically, can best control their children’s exposure to allergens as well as recognize the first symptoms of an […]

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Caregivers’ Guide to Fall Prevention

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Preventing falls for an aging parent is a concern for any caregiver. According to the Centers for Disease Control: “Each year, millions of older people—those 65 and older—fall. In fact, more than one out of four older people falls each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Falling once doubles your chances of falling again.” With […]

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