Amanda Beck

Amanda Beck writes for American Medical ID on a variety of topics relating to health care and healthy living, especially for those whose medical conditions warrant an emergency ID.

Autism and Wandering

autism wandering

For parents and other caregivers of children and adults with autism, wandering is a major concern and cause for stress. Wandering, sometimes called elopement, describes when a person, usually someone who is cognitively, mentally or emotionally impaired or not developed, walks or runs away from a caregiving situation. Essentially it…

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Channel the Beach with our New Coastal Silicone Bracelets

new coastal silicone bands

Discover three handpicked hues for this season with our new Coastal Silicone collection. Imagine you’re walking along the coast with the salty, fresh ocean breeze on your face. Cool blue waves crash at your feet. You see glints of pink and green and white in the warm beige sand. This…

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CPR Tricks That Can Help You Save a Life

CPR can save a life

More than 720,000 Americans suffer a heart attack each year, 73 percent of whom don’t recognize the symptoms in time to call 911. In heart attacks that occur at home, CPR is a vital, lifesaving tool. CPR, which stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is the first aid procedure used to restore…

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