Caregiver alarms can keep your loved ones and seniors safe, giving you peace of mind, particularly if you live away from the elderly and frail. On top of this, caregiver call systems are beneficial if the individual is a resident Read More
Category: Fall Prevention
The Top 3 Benefits of Bed and Chair Exit Alarm Systems
Bed and chair exit alarms are essential for individuals who want to live independently, yet still, require assistance from time to time. These exit systems alert the nurse or caregiver of their movement and assistance may be required; thus allowing Read More
Why Are Quiet Alarms So Important for the Elderly?
A personal alarm can be a huge sense of security for the elderly and vulnerable and the caregivers themselves. They allow people to call if they require assistance; helping older and more vulnerable individuals feel safer at home and regain Read More
Fall Prevention Home Safety Checklist
Every year, many Americans are seriously injured from falls at home. Falls are often due to hazards within the home. This can often be prevented with a variety of preventative measures that can be put in place. Here at Val-u-care, Read More
Fall Protection vs Fall Prevention: What’s the Difference?
Fall prevention, fall protection… Is there much of a difference? You’ll often hear both phrases used interchangeably – typically while describing the overall fall protection industry. These two key phrases are sometimes used in a mutually exclusive sense within the Read More
The Problem With Call for Help Button Services
We are all familiar with the “I’ve fallen and can’t get up” buttons… Due to successful marketing, most of us know what type of products are using this tagline. For seniors considering the purchase of a medical alert system, it’s Read More
Preventing Wandering Caused by Dementia and Alzheimers
Within the United States, approximately 5.7 million people are living with dementia (Alzheimer’s Association, 2018; Plassman et al., 2007). Alzheimer’s disease accounts for approximately 60%–70% of these cases. Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory Read More
How to Prevent Falls: Fall Prevention at Home
Falls are not a normal part of aging and most falls can be prevented. Falls pose serious health risks for many aging individuals, whether rendering broken bones, traumas, infections or, in some cases, fatal injuries for those elders at risk. Read More