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Medical Alert IDs for Alzheimers


A medical ID is recommended for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) or simply referred to as Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's is a serious chronic neurodegenerative disease and is the cause of 60-70% of dementia.

An estimate of 5.5 million people in the US has Alzheimer's disease. According to the National Institute on Aging, someone in the US will develop the disease every 33 seconds. The total number of people with Alzheimer's can reach as much as 16 million by 2050. Alzheimer's is a progressive brain disorder and is considered an invisible condition. On the outside, symptoms of Alzheimer's are not obvious. In an emergency, this invisible disability may not be readily recognized unless a patient wears an Alzheimer's medical alert bracelet or necklace to alert others of the presence and implications of Alzheimer's.

 When shopping for Alzheimer’s bracelets for adults, you’ve come to the right place. Since 1994, American Medical ID has provided a wide range of quality products and excellent customer service.

“Safety plans for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias should include identification jewelry such as an ID bracelet or medical ID bracelet, which can provide succinct information about individuals with dementia if they become lost or injured..” – Alzheimer’s Association


Common Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease

 

  • Memory loss
  • Wandering
  • Hallucinations
  • Loss of energy and spontaneity
  • Impaired judgment
  • Difficulty with communication and remembering names
  • Mood swings
  • Delay in reaction times


Medical IDs and Alzheimers in Emergencies


According to Alzheimer's Association, emergency situations, such as tornados, hurricanes, heat waves, fires, and blizzards, can have a significant impact on everyone's safety, but they can be especially upsetting and confusing for individuals with dementia.

In an emergency, Alzheimer's is an invisible medical condition that can be difficult for responders to recognize immediately. Medical IDs can alert others that a person has Alzheimer's, especially if the patient tries to resist help or refuse treatment.

 

"People with memory problems may wander around a place they don't know well. In case someone with Alzheimer's disease gets lost. Make sure the person wears an ID bracelet or something else that tells others who he or she is." - National Institute on Aging


What to put on an Alzheimer’s Medical Bracelet

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Engraved information on a medical ID bracelet or necklace for Alzheimer's can be helpful to anyone responding to an emergency. This includes onlookers, paramedics, fire fighters, and law enforcement. In engraving an Alzheimer’s Disease alert ID, make sure that it contains accurate information that is easy to read, even in the most difficult situations like a severe alzheimer's meltdown.

 

  • Wearer’s name – a person with Alzheimer's may have difficulty identifying themselves. Engraving the wearer’s full name can provide responders with a way to address and identify them in an emergency and reunite them with their caregiver.

 

  • Alzheimer's – include information about the wearer’s Alzheimer's and special considerations such as if the wearer is may resist treatment or may have hallucinations.

 

  • Other medical conditions that may or may not be related to Alzheimer's – examples are diabetes, heart disease, and Parkinson’s Disease.

 

  • In case of emergency contacts – a wallet card can also supplement emergency information that is engraved on an ID. An expandable ID card can hold more details such as other people that can be notified in an emergency, the patient’s address, medications, and more.


"Obtain a medical identification bracelet for the person that includes her name, the words 'memory loss' and an emergency phone number... Make sure it is worn at all times." - BrightFocus Foundation


Our Adult Alzheimer's Bracelet & Wristband Options

A medical ID bracelet is the most common option for a medical ID, and we offer many different varieties, from simple, timeless designs to elegant 14K gold options.

  1. two-tone medical id bracelet in gold and silver stainless steel for men
    Lynx Noble
    $19.98 Starting at: $59.95
  2. Stainless Steel Sleek Mesh
    Stainless Steel Sleek Mesh
    Starting at: $29.95
  3. kids red medical id bracelet with super hero star design, silicone band with stainless steel plate
    Super Star Action Bracelet
    Starting at: $19.95

Our Alzheimer’s Necklace Options

If a medical ID necklace is a better option for you or your loved one, you’ll be pleased to know that we offer many different options in stainless steel, titanium, sterling silver, 10 Karat Rolled Gold, and 14 Karat Gold.

  1. kids soccer ball medical id necklace, black and white pendant with soccer ball design and red medical emblem
    Soccer Action Pendant
    Starting at: $19.95
  2. curb chain medical id necklace with hexagon medical emblem pendant in red, stainless steel design
    Stainless Steel Premier Red Necklace
    Starting at: $39.95
  3. classic medical id necklace with hexagon pendant featuring red medical emblem, stainless steel curb neck chain
    Stainless Steel Classic Necklace
    Starting at: $29.95

Our Best-Selling Alzheimer’s Jewelry

Here are some of our most popular customer choices for an Alzheimer’s Medical ID.

  1. Eternity Bracelet
    Eternity Bracelet
    Starting at: $39.95
  2. Sterling Silver Classic Bracelet
    Sterling Silver Classic Bracelet
    Starting at: $73.95
  3. Sterling Silver Classic Red Bracelet
    Sterling Silver Classic Red Bracelet
    Starting at: $79.95
  4. Unisex stainless steel dog tag medical ID necklace with bead style chain, brushed metal finish, id tag and red medical emblem design
    Stainless Steel Dog Tag Red
    Starting at: $39.95

Why an Alzheimer’s Card isn’t Enough

A popular option for a medical ID is a paper or plastic wallet card that contains the key medical information, emergency contacts, etc. The downfall of only carrying a wallet card is that medical professionals will not know to look in your wallet in a medical emergency, whereas a bracelet or necklace will immediately alert them to conditions, allergies, and other pertinent information. We recommend utilizing both a medical ID bracelet or necklace and an Alzheimer’s wallet card for maximum protection.

 

Are any Alzheimer’s Bracelets Non-Removable?

There are options for medical ID bracelets that are designed to ensure that they are not accidentally removed by the wearer. For more information about what options are best for your unique circumstances, please call our customer service team.