Why GreatCall?

GreatCall is most likely recognized for the Jitterbug phone which is designed to give older adults a simpler experience while keeping in touch with family and friends. The Jitterbug phone also provides access to medical alert features. With a range of devices users can choose from, GreatCall offers more technically advanced features for older adults like a mobile app, Bluetooth technology, activity tracking and more.

Three medical alert devices that GreatCall offers are the Lively Mobile Plus, Jitterbug Flip and the Jitterbug Smart2. The Lively Mobile Plus is a waterproof device that can be carried anywhere with you and costs $49.99 plus the price of monthly monitoring. The Jitterbug Flip and Jitterbug Smart2 are phones that can be used for contacting loved ones or medical assistance. The Jitterbug Flip costs $99.99 plus the cost of monthly monitoring, while the Jitterbug Smart2 costs $149.99 plus monthly monitoring.



GreatCall Packages

GreatCall Lively Mobile Plus

GreatCall Lively Mobile Plus

Starting at: $24.99/mo

If you’re not looking to purchase a phone but still want access to mobile technology for medical alerts, the GreatCall Lively Mobile Plus package is a great option. This package comes with a wearable, mobile pendant that can be worn anywhere you go It’s also waterproof so you can wear it while in the shower, at the beach or any other location in which you come in contact with water.

The GreatCall Lively Mobile Plus package also provides 24/7 assistance through GreatCall’s 5Star agents who are ready to respond in case of an emergency. Whether you’re having car trouble or locked out of your house, a 5Star agent will get the assistance you need. Another great feature you’ll have access to is GPS location tracking so emergency responders will easily be able to find you. Fall Detection is available for an additional $39.99/mo. with the Health & Safety Ultimate Package. You can purchase the GreatCall Lively Mobile Plus Package for $49.99, and get access to 24/7 assistance for as little as $24.99/mo. with the Health & Safety Basic Package.

Package includes

  • 24/7 assistance
  • GPS location tracking
  • Access to fall detection

GreatCall Jitterbug Flip

GreatCall Jitterbug Flip

Starting at: $19.99/mo

If you’re seeking to purchase a phone and would like a simpler option, the GreatCall Jitterbug Flip is a great choice. Not only will you be able to contact your loved ones but you’ll also be able to reach out for 24/7 assistance by pressing the 5Star phone button. The Jitterbug Flip phone is designed with larger buttons making it easier for dialing, a simple menu interface and voice dialing. When pressing the 5Star Response button, you’ll be connected with a trained agent who will check your location, ask about your situation and get the appropriate help needed.

With the Jitterbug Flip, you’ll also gain access to additional features in the Health & Safety Packages. The Basic Health & Safety Package is $19.99/mo., and in addition to 24/7 assistance, you’ll also get medication reminder messages, daily check-in calls, a weekly motivational call and more. You can get the Jitterbug Flip package for $99.99 and monthly monitoring as low as $19.99/mo.

Package includes

  • Jitterbug Flip phone
  • 24/7 assistance
  • 5Star Response button

GreatCall Jitterbug Smart2

GreatCall Jitterbug Smart2

Starting at: $19.99/mo

The GreatCall Jitterbug Smart2 phone is a great choice for those who prefer smartphone features like email, map directions and more. You’ll be able to stay in touch with family and friends as well as have access to 24/7 assistance. Like the Jitterbug Flip, you’ll only have to press the 5Star Response button to connect with an agent. Additional features of the Jitterbug Smart2 include a large 5.5 inch screen, a built-in camera, voice typing and more.

Like the Jitterbug Flip, you’ll be able to choose a Health & Safety Package with features that best suits your needs, medication reminder messages, access to Urgent Care, the GreatCall Link app and more. You can purchase the Jitterbug Smart2 for $149.99 and have access to 24/7 assistance for as little as $19.99/mo.

Package includes

  • Jitterbug Smart2 phone
  • 24/7 assistance
  • 5Star Response button

GreatCall Features and Equipment

GreatCall has a selection of medical alert devices you can choose from to best fit your needs.

The Lively Mobile Plus Device

The Lively Mobile Plus Device

With the Lively Mobile Plus Device, you’ll be able to travel anywhere and still get help whenever you need it. The device is worn around the neck and is waterproof so you can keep it on while showering. If you’re out and need help, the Lively Mobile Plus device has built-in GPS functionality so you can easily be located.

The Jitterbug Flip Phone

The Jitterbug Flip Phone

The Jitterbug Flip Phone is double-fold in its benefits – you can reach out to friends and family while also have easy access to support if you need it. At the touch of the 5Star Response button, an agent will connect with you. Large buttons, a bright screen and powerful speaker make this device easy to use for your communication needs.

The Jitterbug Smart2 Phone

The Jitterbug Smart2 Phone

Get smartphone functionality with the Jitterbug Smart2 phone that will also connect you with the support you need. You can voice type your text messages, access email, map directions, take pictures and more with the Jitterbug Smart2. A simple 5Star Response button is also available in the event of emergencies.


GreatCall FAQs

Is GreatCall right for me?

GreatCall is a good medical alert system provider for older adults who are more technically inclined. The provider specializes in mobile medical alert options so you can have access to assistance whether you’re at home or on the go. If you’re generally more active and run errands, have doctor’s appointments, travel or have other activities that you’re a part of, we would recommend GreatCall.

Which GreatCall device/package is best for me?

This will depend more-so on your comfortability with technical devices. If you currently have a phone and are not seeking to purchase another one soon, you may want to just consider the Live Mobile Device plus package which comes with wearable pendant. If, however, you are looking to purchase a new phone but still want access to emergency assistance, the Jitterbug Flip or Jitterbug Smart2 are better options.

Does GreatCall offer 24/7 assistance?

Yes, GreatCall provides 24/7 assistance. By pressing the button on the Live Mobile Plus device or the 5Star Response button on the Jitterbug Flip or Smart2, you’ll be connected with a 5Star agent who can assist.

How do the GreatCall Health & Safety packages work?

The GreatCall Health & Safety packages provide additional features you can enjoy with your GreatCall device. There are three packages you can choose from: the Basic Package, Preferred Package or the Ultimate Package. Each one offers different features based on the GreatCall mobile device you choose. Features you’ll find with the Health & Safety Packages include 5Star Urgent Response, access to urgent care services, fall detection, product replaces, medication reminders and more.

Do I need to currently own a smartphone to use GreatCall?

No, you do not need to currently own a smartphone to use GreatCall’s services. By purchasing a GreatCall medical alert device or phone, you’ll have everything you need for assistance.


Contact GreatCall

If you are interested in GreatCall’s services, you can reach out to a representative by calling 1-800-733-6632.


Resources

  • https://www.greatcall.com/
  • https://www.greatcall.com/devices/lively-mobile-medical-alert-system
  • https://www.greatcall.com/phones/jitterbug-flip-cell-phone-for-seniors
  • https://www.greatcall.com/phones/jitterbug-smart-smartphone-for-seniors
  • https://www.greatcall.com/services-apps/5Star-urgent-response
  • https://www.greatcall.com/newsroom
  • https://www.greatcall.com/docs/default-source/newsroom-files/lively-mobile-plus-product-sheet.pdf
  • https://www.greatcall.com/docs/default-source/newsroom-files/jitterbug-flip-product-sheet.pdf
  • https://www.greatcall.com/docs/default-source/newsroom-files/jitterbug-smart2-product-sheet.pdf
  • https://www.greatcall.com/about-us