The Harsh Truth About Falls

Falls are the leading cause of deaths due to injury and the most common cause of non-fatal injuries. Falls are extremely prevelant in the senior community and 40% of those older than age 65 have fallen at least once.  Unfortunately many falls result in serious injuries such as hip fractures.  In fact every hour one…

Senior Response Systems – Beyond the Button

Beyond the Button? Nearly everyone who has watched television since the 80’s knows the infamous commercial line, “Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” However, what most people don’t know is why the traditional Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) gadgets don’t meet the full needs of most users – giving a false sense of…