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December 4, 2019
As the holidays approach, we want our children to enjoy all school festivities. However, as a parent of a child with food allergies, this also brings extra concerns and stress. Studies show that activities outside the norm, like class parties, present a higher risk for children with food allergies. The... More ›
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October 15, 2019
Staying active and fit is essential, especially for those with a chronic condition such as Alzheimer’s, diabetes, epilepsy or heart disease. Incorporating exercise into your daily routine not only strengthens your body and allows you to maintain an active lifestyle -- it also strengthens your mind. Laura Spadaro is 48... More ›
September 24, 2019
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... More ›
Two school aged girls in front of a yellow school bus
August 27, 2019
Back-to-School Offer! Enjoy 25% Off All MedicAlert ID's Use code FALL19 - Offer ends October 31, 2019* 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... More ›
A mom hugging her autistic son in a protective and loving way.
August 27, 2019
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... More ›
August 27, 2019
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... More ›
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August 19, 2019
“I think I can save more lives with MedicAlert than I’ll ever save with my scalpel.” - Dr. Marion C. Collins, MedicAlert Founder, 1956 It all began over 63 years ago, with a simple idea. What started as a father’s desire to protect his daughter from a fatal allergy became... More ›
A MedicAlert members bracelet on a colorful backdrop
June 14, 2019
By the Girl Behind the Hive I’m a girl who loves to pick out her accessories. I like to wear things that all match, and unfortunately, I don’t have a different MedicAlert bracelet to go with every occasion. The assortment has definitely grown since I was a little kid, but... More ›
Father and daughter cooking together, chopping bell peppers
June 10, 2019
Did you know that on average, men’s life expectancy is 5 years younger than women? Men have higher rates of heart, respiratory, liver, kidney and other diseases. And men are also less likely to be insured. All of this impacts their ability to be involved fathers, supportive partners, and engaged... More ›
April 11, 2019
We are excited to reveal our new website to our members and new visitors. Thank you to our MedicAlert family – members and employees alike – for your honest feedback over the past year. You all played a critical role in helping us improve our member experience with the launch... More ›