Can Your iPhone Save Your Life?

It could!

If you have an iPhone, there is a feature that allows medical staff to treat you in an emergency without needing your passcode.

The Medical ID feature is free on all iPhones.

Security is a big issue, so I always tell people to have password protection on their phones.

Some readers have expressed concerns about password protection, because they are worried police or EMS will be unable to access their phone for important, lifesaving information.

The good news, is there is a solution!

Set up the Medical ID on your iPhone. This allows emergency personnel to access medical information, without having to use your password to get into your phone. All they have to do, is tap the emergency section on your locked screen.

So how do you set up your Medical ID?

Go into your “Health” app and tap the “Medical ID” button. Then add your emergency information by selecting “Edit.” You can add medical conditions, allergies, or any other important information for first responders. Then tap “Done.”

For pictures, a video tutorial and more help, click here.

Make sure to share this lifesaving tip with your friends and family!

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The Tips & Tools You Need For Unplanned Health Care

Mother Checking Temperature Of Sick Daughter Lying In BedCurious as to how you might handle unplanned health care for you and your family?

The beginning of the year is a great time to start creating an emergency plan focused around you and your families needs. Life tends to get hectic fast. The benefit of creating a plan gives you an advantage when unexpected things happen, as they often do. In times of emergency, you will be prepared and I have just the steps for you to take action.

How do you go about creating a plan? What should be on your check-list? Who should be chosen as your emergency contact? What should you expect in an emergency?

Your questions are important. That’s why I have scheduled a live webinar on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 2 p.m. Eastern to cover tips and tools for unplanned healthcare. Register Now.

Ready to prepare for unexpected health care? Tune into the webinar to learn:

  • How to create an emergency plan.
  • How to create a medical life list.
  • How to prepare for assisted care & recovery.
  • How to plan for unexpected childcare.
  • How to take care of a healing loved one.

You can bring your questions to the webinar or submit them in advance by email or on Facebook or Twitter.