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How to Convince an Elderly Parent to Wear a Medical ID

August 16, 2022
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As years go by, there’s often a distinct moment when you realize that your parents have become “older folks.” Maybe it’s looking at a recent photo that really shows the changes in your dad’s face. Maybe it’s the first time you notice how long it takes your mom to get into the car. It’s around […]

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How to Become a Paid Caregiver for an Elderly Parent

August 15, 2022
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As loved ones age, taking on caregiving responsibilities often seems like the normal circle of life: your parents cared for you when you were young, so now you must care for them when they’re old. After all, isn’t it a blessing to have your parents around into their golden years? Of course it is. But, […]

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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

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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