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Talking to your parents about a medical alert device
Talking to your parents about a medical alert device

Prepare for the talk

As your parents age, you might feel a bit of a role reversal. Just as your safety was their first priority when you were learning to ride a bike or first got your driver's license, you might be worried about their safety now. 

You can't always be there to help them, and you know a medical alert device could help. But you also know your parents might need some convincing.

Our video offers tips for combatting the four most common reasons a senior gives for not getting a medical alert device:




Additional Resources:

Talking to Mom & Dad
Talking to a parent about getting a medical alert system is important, but can be difficult and emotional. Try starting the conversation with these tips.

5 Reasons for a Med Alert
Waiting until after an incident to get a medical alert device is too late. Tell your parent these 5 reasons for getting a medical alert today.

What Not to Say
An insensitive approach to a sensitive topic can cause tension between you and your loved one. Be aware of what not to say to your aging parents.

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