MobileHelp

MobileHelp offers an impressive selection of medical alert devices and services to provide instant emergency responses, no matter where your lifestyle takes you.

What Sets MobileHelp Apart?

MobileHelp’s motto is “Help when and where you need it.” This notion is reflected in the medical alert provider’s wide array of products, packages, features and pricing structures. They offer many solutions that instantly connect seniors with MobileHelp’s professional monitoring centers during an emergency. Since there’s so many options, you’re likely to find one that fits your lifestyle and budget.

 

MobileHelp sorts their offerings into in-home solutions, on-the-go options, and complete protection systems that offer peace of mind both in and out of the home. With any of these, simply signal for help and an operator will respond, assess the situation, and contact the appropriate help for you: a neighbor, family member, or emergency services.

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What we like

  • Many device and package options

  • Price decreases when paid quarterly, semi-annually, or annually

  • No up-front equipment fee for most packages

What we don’t like

  • Fall detection costs extra

  • Packages and pricing change frequently

MobileHelp Packages

Classic

Starting at $19.95/mo

Our take

This package is MobileHelp’s basic entry-level medical alert system. Starting at $19.95 per month for 24/7 professional monitoring, the MobileSafe Classic package is very competitively priced compared to similarly equipped packages from other leading medical alert providers. 

 

You don’t need a landline phone for the Classic package, since the base station has built-in cellular connectivity and two-way communication. You can call emergency services directly from the base station, or you can press the help button on your neck pendant or wristband (included). You also have the option to add automatic fall detection to this system by adding a Fall Detection pendant, which costs an additional $10 per month for monitoring.

Package Features

  • 24/7 monitoring
  • Cellular connection
  • MobileHelp cellular base station
  • 1 neck pendant or wristband help button
  • Lockbox for emergency responder access

Wired Home

Starting at $24.95/mo

Our take

If you have an active landline phone, the Wired Home package is likely MobileHelp’s best selection for at-home monitoring. This system is slightly more expensive than the Classic package, but it’s a better choice if there’s spotty cellular coverage in your area, or if you want a larger radius in which your wearable monitoring devices will work. While the Classic package’s wearable devices work within 600 feet of the base station, the Wired Home package has a coverage area up to 1,300 feet. The Wired Home package starts at $24.95/month.

Package Features

  • 24/7 monitoring
  • Landline connection
  • Landline-ready base station
  • Neck pendant or wristband with help button
  • Lockbox for emergency responder access

Solo

Starting at $37.95/mo

Our take

MobileHelp’s Solo package is a streamlined device bundle that works whether you’re at home or away. Instead of a base station, you get a Mobile Device with two-way communication, which you can bring with you wherever you go. Even better, the Mobile Device has built-in GPS location tracking so help can always find you.

 

Thanks to its cellular connectivity, the Solo package works anywhere that AT&T cell towers can reach. A wearable help button is also included; you can use it to call for help as long as you’re within range of the Mobile Device (approximately 350 feet). The MobileHelp Solo package starts at $37.95 per month; add an additional $10 per month if you want automatic fall detection.

Package Features

  • 24/7 monitoring
  • Cellular connection
  • Mobile Device with two-way communication & GPS tracking
  • Neck pendant or wristband with help button
  • Lockbox

Duo

Starting at $41.95/mo

Our take

This package gives you the convenience of both an in-home cellular base station and a Mobile Device with GPS tracking and two-way communication, plus a wearable help button. This increases your coverage area and helps ensure that you’re always within range of your devices, so you can rest assured that you can call for help whenever and wherever you need to. Monitoring starts at $41.95/mo.

Package Features

  • 24/7 monitoring
  • Cellular connection
  • MobileHelp cellular base station
  • Mobile Device with two-way communication & GPS tracking
  • Neck pendant or wristband with help button
  • Lockbox

Mobile Duo

Starting at $44.95/mo

Our take

If having more than one Mobile Device will serve you better than an in-home base station will, then MobileHelp has a package for that too. This bundle offers two Mobile Devices with GPS tracking and two-way communication, perfect for providing back-up options or monitoring both you and your spouse. Costs start at $44.95 per month, which is nearly a 2-for-1 value compared to the Solo package. Again, automatic fall detection requires an extra monthly fee.

Unique Details

  • 24/7 monitoring
  • Cellular connection
  • 2 Mobile Devices with two-way communication & GPS tracking
  • Neck pendant or wristband with help button
  • Lockbox

Smart

Starting at $24.95/mo

Our take

If you would like a medical alert system but are looking for a unique alert device, the MobileHelp Smart wrist watch is a good option. With MobileHelp Smart, you’ll not only be able to have access to 24/7 assistance but also track and monitor aspects of your lifestyle like fitness and diet. 

 

In case of emergencies, you can press the “Help” button on your watch and speak directly to an emergency operator. The MobileHelp Smart mobile alert system also comes with GPS location tracking so you can be found quickly to receive assistance. The MobileHelp Smart Watch is $349.95 and monitoring is $24.95/mo.

Package Features

  • 24/7 monitoring
  • Cellular connection
  • Smart Watch device with two-way communication & GPS tracking

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MobileHelp Equipment and Features

Compare MobileHelp Packages

Equipment Fee Not required with active subscription Not required with active subscription Not required with active subscription Not required with active subscription Not required with active subscription $349.95
Starting monitoring cost $19.95/mo. $24.95/mo. $37.95/mo. $41.95/mo. $44.95/mo. $24.95/mo.
Connectivity Cellular Landline Cellular Cellular Cellular Cellular
Location tracking No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
24/7 monitoring Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fall detection option Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MobileHelp Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a smartphone to use MobileHelp?

No, a smartphone isn’t required to use MobileHelp. Simply use each system’s devices to get assistance for emergencies. Each one has its own wireless or landline connection to communicate with the MobileHelp monitoring center.

Does MobileHelp require a long-term contract?

No. All of its services can be accessed with month-to-month subscription plans that can be cancelled at any time. For many packages, discounts are available if you switch to longer-term payment plans (monthly, semi-annually, or yearly).

Does MobileHelp require you to purchase the equipment up front?

No. With most packages, the equipment is included at no extra cost as long as you’re enrolled in an active monitoring subscription. The exception is the Smart package – with this option, you need to purchase the watch up front.


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