Can Working Out Save Your Life? – Exercising for Fall Prevention

Exercise is enjoyable in so many forms, whether you’re taking a relaxing walk or biking the trails. There’s nothing like the rush afterwards. Exercise has many other benefits though,  one of which is fall prevention. Regular exercise builds strength and improves balance. Doctors recommend 30 minutes a day but it doesn’t have to be all…

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The Evolution of PERS

The home alert system was invented in the early 1970s by Wilhelm Hormann in Germany. The main function of the system – to provide on-the-spot assistance for the sick, the elderly, those who live alone, and disabled persons – is the same today. That’s the problem, just because the idea is 40 years-old does not…

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PERS: They’re not Just for Grandma

Despite popular belief Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) are for everyone. Yes, PERS are extremely helpful for seniors – but the reality of the situation is that accidents happen everywhere and to everyone. Let’s start with the workplace: salons, restaurants, construction sights, bakeries, and industrial work sights are all environments where precautionary measures need to…