PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medical Guardian, the leading nationwide provider of medical alert systems for older adults, announced today that Family Guardian, an activity monitoring medical alert system, has been selected to receive the Today’s Caregiver Magazine Caregiver Friendly® Award. The Caregiver Friendly® Awards are designed to celebrate products, services, books and media created with caregiver needs in mind.
“At Medical Guardian, we’re proud to provide support and peace of mind to caregivers through innovative in-home and mobile life-saving products and services,” shared Geoff Gross, Founder and CEO of Medical Guardian. “Since obstacles such as falls and medical emergencies threaten an older adult’s ability to age independently, caregivers use medical alert systems as a tool to help ensure the health and safety of their loved ones.”
Medical Guardian’s Family Guardian enables caregivers and family members to stay up-to-date on a loved one’s health and activity levels through its three in-home safety sensors. Additionally, if their loved one presses their medical alert help button to request assistance, or their safety sensors detect unusual routine activity, those in their Care Circle of emergency contacts will be alerted through a complimentary application.
Daughter and family caregiver, Kris G. shared, “Within a matter of weeks, I found out what a lifesaver this product was! Mom fell in the bathroom and was knocked unconscious. Fortunately, the device can detect a fall even if the individual is unable to push the button. Mom immediately received the help she needed and I cannot tell you how grateful I am for such excellent service.”
“The average caregiver is responsible for over $40,000 in health-related expenditures each year, in either personal or directed funds,” shares Gary Barg, Editor-in-Chief, Today’s Caregiver Magazine. “This award is designed to help family caregivers recognize and reward those organizations who will care for them in as committed a manner as they care for their loved ones.”
Award winners will be announced in the October 2018 issue of Today's Caregiver Magazine. To learn more about Medical Guardian and stay up-to-date on new product announcements, visit https://www.medicalguardian.com/products.
About Medical Guardian
Founded in 2005, Medical Guardian is a leading provider of innovative medical alert systems that empower people to live a life without limits. A member of the National Aging in Place Council, Medical Guardian is headquartered in Philadelphia and provides support to more than 100,000 people across the country who are ready to take on the next chapter of life while remaining safe living in their own home. Whether it’s an in-home system or a mobile device with GPS capabilities, Medical Guardian has the personal medical alert device to meet an array of needs and lifestyles. In 2017, the company made its fifth appearance on the annual Inc. 5000 list. Learn more about Medical Guardian by visiting www.medicalguardian.com, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
About The Caregiver Friendly Awards
The Caregiver Friendly® Awards are presented by Today’s Caregiver magazine to celebrate outstanding books, media, products and services which have been designed with the best interest of the caregiver and his or her loved one in mind. Today’s Caregiver magazine and caregiver.com, launched in 1995, are published by Caregiver Media Group, which also produces the Fearless Caregiver Conferences.