These GPS-enabled wearable devices or pendants alert emergency responders and caregivers in the event that a senior falls, or experiences another medical problem. A smart choice for seniors who want to remain in their own homes, medical alert systems provide peace of mind and a better chance for help in an emergency.
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Adiant Mobile’s new MX-LOCare GPS Bracelet offers protection for seniors who may not recognize an emergency situation right away or who may not be able to communicate verbally when they need help. Read reviews.
BeClose uses cellular, motion detection, and internet technology to create a relatively “invisible” home monitoring system for seniors and their caregivers. Read reviews.
Companion is a free smartphone app that lets users share their location and destination with others before they walk, drive, or take public transportation. Read reviews.
GreatCall specializes in personal emergency response devices, adaptive cell phones, and other health and safety tools for seniors. Its products include the Jitterbug cell phone series and the Splash personal safety device. Read reviews.
LifeStation offers at-home landline and cellular personal monitoring systems, mobile 911 call buttons, and other safety devices for home emergencies. Read reviews.
Get “help at the push of a button” with MedicalAlert. The company offers 24/7 US-based monitoring and 3 different equipment options, including Braille text on some models and Spanish-language emergency operators. Read reviews.
Medical Guardian LLC offers 4 different in-home and mobile personal emergency response systems for seniors who want to summon help quickly in a crisis. Actress Florence Henderson is the company’s best-known client and spokesperson. Read reviews.
MobileHelp offers two personal emergency response systems and an add-on fall monitoring program compatible with both, designed to detect and report most falls. All systems come with round the clock monitoring and are available in all 50 US states. Read reviews.
MyHomeReach is a caregiving app and subscription service which aims to make it easy for seniors living alone to stay in touch with family members and paid caregivers and to get regular wellbeing checks, medication reminders and scheduling tools via their mobile devices and computers. Read reviews.
Philips Lifeline is one of the oldest and largest brands in the personal emergency response business. With half a dozen product and service packages shown to improve health and safety, Philips Lifeline helps make aging in place a reality for seniors. Read reviews.