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They Fell for Us, Over and Over Again!

They Fell for Us, Over and Over Again!

"Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence." - Abigail Adams   When we developed the MyNotifi fall detection device, it wasn’t all at once. We knew it was going to be a process of learning, creating and innovating. First, we created an algorithm that could learn and therefore, help guide our development. Then we gave it a large number of experiences and data points to learn from. This required some hardy volunteers to help us collect data on how people fall by, well, falling for us.   After the engineers were done designing the components and electronics, our team of expert researchers developed the criteria ..

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This Holiday Season Avoid These 5 Fall Risks

This Holiday Season Avoid These 5 Fall Risks

The holiday season is finally upon us. Cue the baking, shopping, decorating, family and the busy traveling. Along with the holiday hustle and bustle comes extra tasks and changes in routines. This can also increase the risk for falls. Falls are more common than you may realize. Every year, approximately one-third of our 65+ population will experience a fall. As age increases, so does the risk. More than half of people aged 80 and above fall each year. And falls can have very serious health consequences. We know you’d much prefer to spend the holidays with loved ones in front of a cozy fire rather than in a sterile and costly emergency room. Here are 5 tips to help make sure your holi..

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