“The Talk” – Talking to Your Parents About a Safety Device
If your parents are getting up there in age, it may be time to have “The Talk” with them. Luckily, it’s not that talk they gave you many moons ago, but if not done correctly, it might go over just as poorly. This talk is about a personal emergency response system or service – especially if one or both of your parents lives alone. But when discussing something like a medical alert device, it will be important to proceed with sensitivity and care. Although devices like the Lively Mobile are incredibly helpful in providing peace of mind for users and their families, your parents might find it difficult to overcome the unfortunate stigma often associated with such devices. Check out this helpful infographic to walk through 5 tips to discuss a medical alert system with your loved one.