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Personal Emergency Response Systems

Life ebbs and flows. Right before our eyes, before we even notice it happening, life takes a turn in a new direction. Things happen. You slip on the ice in driveway and can’t get up. Your father takes a spill while taking his dog for a walk around the block. Your grandmother trips in her kitchen and can’t make her way to the phone to call for help. In the blink of an eye, things change. Preparing for change is important, and it’s now easier than ever before. With improvements in technology, confident independence is pos...

Best Cell Phones for Seniors

Cell phones are part of today's society. In fact, 95% of American adults own a cell phone, according to Pew. If you are on the search for the perfect phone, make a list of specific needs. Not everyone wants or needs a phone with a touch screen or data capability. More and more, young adults are reveling in the simplicity of the flip phone. On the other hand, reaching senior status doesn’t mean you can’t have a flashy smartphone. Luckily, there are many options from which to choose. Keep it Simple.  If you are in the mark...

Cut Your Data Usage

Technology advances each year, and trying to keep up can be daunting. While improving technology is a wonderful thing for people of all ages, it can also be quite frustrating. Have you ever received your phone bill and noticed a spike in the cost without knowing why? You’re not alone.  Sometimes it seems that the newer the smartphone, the smarter we have to be to use them. An increase in cost can be caused by an overage of minutes, messages or data. This article focuses on data usage, which can be difficult to monitor.  The fo...