5 of the Top Emergency Medical Products Out There
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5 of the Top Emergency Medical Products Out There

The word emergency is defined as a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action. While we can’t always prevent an emergency situation, we can be prepared. Creating an emergency kit to store in your house, car, or even to carry gives you peace of mind knowing you can handle almost any scenario. To

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A Review of the Life Alert Systems
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A Review of the Life Alert Systems

When emergencies strike, receiving prompt help directly to your location can be a matter of life and death – even if you are, like in Life Alert’s commercials, lying on the ground and unable to get up. Below, we take a look at what Life Alert is, how it works, and what its limitations are

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Medical Alert Systems with GPS: Everything You Need to Know

We are lucky enough in the United States that emergency response is fairly fast. However, it is far from perfect. If you are living with a condition that requires prompt emergency services to save your life, then it is important to understand your alert system options. This is where medical alert systems with GPS come

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3 Phone Safety Features You Should Know About
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3 Phone Safety Features You Should Know About

In case of an emergency, your mobile phone is your most important and most advanced means of communication. Sadly, not everyone has optimized their phone to be the ideal emergency safety tool that it can be. Today, there are a few emergency safety features already built into most cell phones. Familiarize yourself with them, as

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What is a TTY Phone?
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What is a TTY Phone?

Despite the emergence of instant messaging and text-based delivery apps, much of our daily lives are still dependent on phone calls. For the deaf community, this poses an obvious problem: voice-based communication systems are not an option for everybody. Fortunately, communication problems can usually be fixed with a little bit of technology. That said, teletypewriters

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New Apple iPhone Update Causes Mass 9-1-1 Hangups
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New Apple iPhone Update Causes Mass 9-1-1 Hangups

In the mobile world, technology advancements are happening left and right. This is especially true when it comes to personal safety. On Apple devices, just the swipe of the Emergency SOS function can easily call emergency services. But, at what point does it become too easy? In some cases, it’s so easy that even your

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Helpful Technologies for the Deaf Community
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Helpful Technologies for the Deaf Community

New technologies for the deaf have been developed over the past few years, making safety easier for the hearing impaired. Most of the population may rely on sound to communicate danger, but new technology adapted for the deaf community can provide additional or supplemental cues that can help anyone get to safety or recruit help

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What is a Medical Alert Necklace
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What is a Medical Alert Necklace?

After an ambulance arrives on the scene of an emergency, EMTs often have very few minutes to assess a patient, determine what happened, and enact the most appropriate life-saving intervention. If only each patient were carrying a sign with a summary of their entire medical history! This, however, would be remarkably impractical. So, a neatly

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Medical Alert Bracelets Can Be Stylish
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Medical Alert Bracelets Can Be Stylish

For people who have chronic health conditions (as well as many others), wearing a medical alert bracelet daily is a significant part of their every day safety. But, for the most part, they consist of clunky steel tags or cheap-looking plastic bracelets.  Whether you have a special event where a tacky metal bracelet just won’t

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Hearing Impaired? Smoke Detectors May Not be Enough
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Hearing Impaired? Smoke Detectors May Not be Enough!

Smoke detectors are becoming a standard and mandatory fixture in all new houses and apartments. While standard smoke alarms serve a majority of the population, they do not necessarily work for everyone. Nearly 36 million Americans are hearing impaired, a number that is growing as the general population ages, leaving a large percentage of people

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