Medical Alarm / Alert Systems

Medical alarm systems allow the elderly to push a button to summon help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If, for example, a subscriber falls and can't get up, they can contact professionally-trained staff from their home or yard simply by pressing a button. Simply click on the link for the website you would like to visit for more information.

Free Comprehensive ElderCare Referral Service - ElderCarelink — This free online referral service helps you find everything from Adult Day Care, Home Care and Assisted Living to Financial Planning and Personal Emergency Responses.

Health Watch Personal Response Systems — products and services give you the freedom, security and reassurance you need to continue living safely and securely in your own home. Their new Fall Detector is easy to use, smart enough to know when you've had a serious fall, and available only from Health Watch.

Home Technology Systems, Inc. — the U.S. distributor of Lifeline and MainStreet Messenger emergency call systems for the commercial Senior Living Community marketplace through a national dealer service network.

Life Alert — provides medical emergency response alert in life threatening events. Life Alert is the only company endorsed by C. Everett Koop, MD, former US Surgeon General.

Lifeline Emergency Response — in an emergency, e.g., if a Lifeline subscriber falls in their home and can't get up, they can contact trained Lifeline staff 24-hours-a-day from their home or yard simply by pressing a button. A Lifeline Monitor then assesses the subscriber's needs and quickly sends the appropriate support, whether it is a neighbor, friend, or their community's emergency services.

MedicAlert — since 1956, the medical ID service on which health-conscious individuals, physicians and caregivers have relied as their most trusted resource in emergency response.

Personal Medical Alert, Elderly Care and Senior Alarm — offers emergency medical alert / alarm systems and monitoring bracelets for seniors and elderly.

Sentry Telecare - for Seniors Who Live Alone — Sentry Telecare provides a personal monitoring and emergency response service to seniors who live alone. Using only your existing telephone you can receive one, two or three check-in calls each day. You set the schedule, including for periods of extended absence. There are no devices to install and no start-up fees. This service will let you request assistance, or it will make the request automatically if you do not respond to a check-in call. Sentry is reasonably priced at $18.50 per month for one daily check-in call. (A Better Business Bureau company.)

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