Why Life Alert?



Life Alert is one of the most well-known medical monitoring services on the market. The company created a name for itself with the “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” commercial campaigns and is an option for those who want or need medical monitoring.

Today, it’s one of the most renowned medical alert systems in North America. Featuring an emergency pendant button that makes getting help simple – connecting the user to Life Alert’s monitoring center which then contacts a first responder or emergency contact.



Life Alert Services

Life Alert Medical Emergencies

Life Alert Medical Emergencies

Life Alert became popular because it helped connect users to medical emergency first responders including police, the fire department, EMTs and even doctors. Accidents can happen, particularly when someone lives alone and suffers from a limiting physical condition. When a medical emergency occurs and the wearer cannot reach their phone, Life Alert contacts the necessary parties so your loved one gets help.

For medical emergencies, there is a main unit and wearable device in the form of a pendant or wristband. The emergency pendant is waterproof, has an 800 foot range and is designed with a battery to last up to 7 years. The main unit is designed to communicate with Life Alert representatives in the event of an emergency. You choose either a cellular or landline connection for the main unit that includes a back-up battery that lasts 72 hours when the power is out. 24/7 help is available through monitoring so you can get the assistance you need.

Package includes

  • Signature main unit
  • Emergency pendant

Life Alert Shower Emergencies

Life Alert Shower Emergencies

Showers can be particularly dangerous places, especially for those who struggle with balance issues, have a disability or are in their golden years. Life Alert created the Help Button specifically for these slippery situations. The device is completely waterproof and safe to use in the shower, bathtub or any other location in your home.

The Help Button is designed with a battery that never needs to be charged and will last up to 10 years. You can mount this button on a wall in your bathroom or even set it on the nightstand next to your bed. If you find yourself in an emergency, by pressing the button, you’ll be connected to the Life Alert Emergency Monitoring Center where you’ll be able to speak with a Life Alert representative who can get the help you need.

Package includes

  • Mountable help button

Life Alert Mobile Pendant with GPS

Life Alert Mobile Pendant with GPS

For many people, maintaining their independence in their golden years means traveling and/or maintaining their driving privileges. If you’re more active and travel on a weekly basis, the Life Alert Mobile Pendant with GPS will provide you with protection while on the go.

The Mobile Pendant has batteries that do not need to be charged and will last up to 10 years. It’s also designed with GPS capability, which is helpful in the event of an emergency while you’re away from home. An emergency responder will be able to determine your location and provide help. By pressing the button on the Mobile Pendant, you’ll be connected with a dispatcher who can provide you with assistance quickly.

Package includes

  • Mobile pendant

Life Alert Features and Equipment

Life Alert provides the essential equipment you’ll in case of medical emergencies like a main communicating unit, the Life Alert help button and more.

Life Alert Main Unit

Life Alert Main Unit

The Alert Main Unit connects to either a landline or cellular connection for 24/7 monitoring, and has a 72-hour backup battery in the event you lose power. The main unit is designed to work with the emergency pendant.

Life Alert Help Button

Life Alert Help Button

The Life Alert Help Button is designed for shower or bathroom emergencies. This button can be placed anywhere in your bathroom or home depending upon your preference. It’s waterproof and has a battery that will last up to 10 years.

Life Alert Mobile Pendant

Life Alert Mobile Pendant

The Life Alert Mobile Pendant is great for those who are more active and on the go. The pendant comes with GPS to precisely pinpoint your location if an emergency occurs. Pressing the button on the pendant will connect you with a dispatcher for assistance.


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Life Alert FAQs

Is Life Alert right for me?

This will depend on a number of factors. If you are less active and still living at home, Life Alert can get you the assistance you need in case of emergencies like falls or intruders. If you’re more active and travel on a regular basis, Life Alert is also a great option since the Mobile Alert Pendant is designed with GPS tracking.

Does Life Alert offer help 24/7?

Yes, Life Alert provides assistance around the clock no matter where you are. If you use the help button or even mobile pendant, you can reach a Life Alert dispatcher.

Do I need a smartphone to use Life Alert?

No, you do not need a smartphone. Life Alert has a mobile app that can be used on both regular cell phones and smartphones. If you have a regular cell phone, you’ll have access to a number you can speed dial to reach the Life Alert Monitoring Center. If you have a smartphone, you can download the Life Alert mobile app in order to reach the Life Alert Monitoring Center in case of an emergency.


Contact Life Alert

If you are interested in Life Alert’s services, you can reach out to a representative by calling 1-800-360-0329.


Resources

  • http://www.lifealert.com/index.aspx
  • http://www.lifealert.com/medical_50.aspx
  • http://www.lifealert.com/HELPButton.aspx
  • http://www.lifealert.com/security_50.aspx
  • http://www.lifealert.com/HELPPhone_50.aspx
  • http://www.lifealert.com/EmergencyMobileApp.aspx
  • http://www.lifealert.com/about.aspx