Archive for April, 2010

Call Your Parents or Grandparents Today and Warn Them…

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Unfortunately in today’s society, we have to take precautions with our identity.  We may be aware of the dangers, but, when is the last time you reminded your loved ones to be cautious?  There are plenty of people out there that are ready to take advantage of your parents or grandparents, so it’s a good idea to remind them regularly how to best protect their identity.  Here are some tips:

  • Do not give Social Security, bank account or credit card information over the phone.  If you receive a phone call from someone requesting any personal information, ask them for the name of the company they are calling from, look up the number for that institution and call them back.
  • Shred personal documents that contain Social Security numbers, bank account information, credit cards numbers, etc.  If you do not have a shredder, tear the documents in pieces, be certain that account information is torn in half, and discard in separate receptacles.
  • Limit the number of credit cards you carry, and never carry your Social Security card together with your Driver’s License.
  • Protect your Social Security number, avoid using it whenever possible, and never print it on your checks.
  • Monitor your bank and credit card accounts carefully so you will know if something is missing, or if there has been an unauthorized purchase made.
  • Never send credit card information through an email.  Email is not secure.  Send credit card information only through a secure online order form.  Review the image below to see how to determine whether or not an online order form is secure: 

American Medical Alarms Secure Online Order Form

Help keep your loved ones safe.  Society is not what it was 40 years ago, and these simple reminders just might prevent your loved one from experiencing the consequence of identity theft.

You can also provide peace of mind for your loved one by getting them a medical alarm.  With a medical alarm, your loved one can get help during an emergency with just the push of a button.  There is nothing more disheartening than hearing countless stories of families who had someone fall who could not get to a telephone to call for help, so nobody knew about it…and nobody came. It is our goal to help make sure no family has to experience that situation. With a medical alert system from American Medical Alarms help is always within reach.

Good Reviews on Good Friday!

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

First, we’d like to wish everyone a Happy Easter and hope you enjoy your weekend! We received quite a few letters today and I wanted to share a couple of them.

The first letter is from one of our winners in last year’s in our “Win a Free Year of Service” giveaway. She wrote:
“Thank you so much for the free year of service (she is still a customer even though her free year ended). I am very pleased with your company and will certainly recommend you to my friends.”

The second letter is from J. Stanton who wrote:
“I wish to thank all of you for your patience and kindness! You couldn’t have been more helpful. Many Thanks!…Although I was, at first, intimidated by the equipment, I became accustomed to it. I conclude that your system is trustworthy and the service I received from those answering the telephone, the very best.”

We truly appreciate each of the letters we receive and appreciate your feedback as well.