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Are Medical Alert Systems Tax Deductible in Canada?

Every senior citizen should have a medical alert system installed in their homes. However, not all can afford the cost of one. Most seniors are independent people living on a minimal retirement income or tight budget. They are always looking for ways to save money. Thus, getting a medical alert

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Medical Alert Systems for Low-Income Seniors

Most people feel that wealthy seniors or vulnerable citizens can only install a medical alert system. But this can’t entirely be true because some companies produce medical alert systems that are good quality and budget-friendly. So, you don’t have to spend all your retirement plans or income to get a

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Shaw Wireless Alert Systems

Medical Alert Systems are becoming a rage in this age because they provide senior citizens with the safety and independence they crave. These systems are designed to alert medical personnel or caregivers during an emergency or hazardous situation an aged citizen faces. Therefore, during emergencies, these elders don’t have to

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Costco Medical Alert System

Medical alert systems are used to provide emergency monitoring for vulnerable individuals both inside and out of the house (on the go). This vulnerable group of individuals includes people who will need “extra” help in emergencies, for example, seniors and people with disabilities. A medical alert system affords these individuals

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ADT Medical Alert Systems

Getting old or physically handicapped and vulnerable is something we have all once dreaded in our lives. Why? Because inadvertently, our safety is no longer dependent on us but our loved ones and caregivers. Thus, when companies started the production of medical alert systems, it was good news to the

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Fall Detection Watches

Research reveals that around 88% of adults are alone when they experience a fall-related accident and 4 of 5 seniors need help to get up after a fall. Around 1 in 3 seniors say that they have remained on the floor for at least an hour after falling waiting for help. Elders who have a

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Fall Detection for Medical Alert Systems in Canada

Our Top 3 Rated Companies for Fall Alerts in 2022 The risk of falls are a major concern in the health sector as this factor leads to serious health complications in elderly individuals as they decline in health and physical fitness. In fact, most Canadian medical reports show that fractures

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Does Health Insurance/OHIP Cover Medical Alert Systems?

Everyone wants what is best for their loved ones. Adults want to ensure that their seniors are doing well at all times especially if the seniors live alone or independently. Everyone wants access to fast and reliable medical intervention in case something happens to their loved ones while they are

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Medical alert systems with GPS and fall detection

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “up to 95 percent of hip fractures are caused by falls and these falls can result in shattered bones and head traumas not to mention an increase in the dread of falling again.” It is important to note that falls

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Non monitored medical alert systems Canada

A medical alert system is an in-home and/or wearable technology that allows you to request assistance if you fall, become disoriented, become hurt, or have a medical or healthcare emergency. Rather than dialing 911, the medical alert system connects you to a monitoring center staffed by care experts who evaluate

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Panic Button for Seniors

Medical alert systems have become an important part of our lives and this comes as no surprise. According to Canada.ca, “Falls are the most common cause of injury among the elderly in Canada, with 20-30% of seniors falling at least once a year. Falls account for 85% of all hospital

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