Quote in Forbes Magazine 2024 Relevant to Medical Devices for the Home

Bay Alarm medical alert devices can be beneficial for individuals without dexterity issues who live alone. “It’s a great option if the person is relatively high functioning and capable of pressing the button,” says Jennifer Voorlas, a certified gerontologist and patient care advocate at Geriatric Consultants in Malibu, California. However, she notes the device may not be suitable for everyone. “If somebody has dementia, they’re not going to remember to press the button or to charge it,” she explains. In such cases, it might be necessary to hire an on-site caregiver to manage the device and assist in emergencies. “A careful assessment of the person’s needs and capabilities is crucial,” Voorlas adds. The information provided is for informational purposes only and should be independently verified.

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