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Medic Alert is Providing You With a New Service if a Family Member Has Dementia.

 

For anyone living with dementia a simple walk in their neighborhood can put them at risk.  Finding the right balance between independence and safety can now be helped with Medic Alert Safely Home.

             

Offered jointly by Medic Alert Foundation Canada and the Alzheimer Society of Canada, the nationwide program is a service for people with dementia. It provides the individual with a blue Medic Alert bracelet designed to be worn at all times.  The back of the bracelet is engraved with the person’s medical condition and Medic Alert’s 24/7 emergency hotline.  When called specialists immediately supply police and emergency responders with the person’s photo, physical description, emergency contacts and vital health information.

             

Medic Alert Safely Home provides this service for 60 dollars or 50 dollars until the end of this month and it includes one year of Medic Alert service, the bracelet, shipping and taxes.

             

You can learn more at their website www.alzheimer.ca/medicalertsafelyhome.

 

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