Acadian On Call Medical Alert Review | Safety.com

Acadian On Call Medical Alert Review

One of the most credentialed providers of medical alert monitoring, Acadian On Call is a sure bet for people looking for a robust, reliable medical alert system.

Founded as Acadian Ambulance, Acadian On Call transitioned to medical alert monitoring in the early ’90s. The Acadian life alert system earned CSAA Five Diamond Certification for each of its medical alert monitoring centers. Acadian prides itself on its relationships with local emergency responders, and all dispatchers are EMD-certified EMTs and paramedics. In other words, Acadian On Call takes its medical alert business seriously.

Plan In-Home (Landline) In-Home (Wireless) Home + Mobile (Wireless/GPS)
Monthly monitoring price $29.95/mo. $34.95/mo. $41.95/mo.
Landline required? Yes No No
Trial period 30-Day 30-day 30-day
Commitment Cancel any time Cancel any time Cancel any time
Range 600-1,000 feet 600-1,000 feet 600-1,000 feet
Backup battery 80 hours 80 hours 80 hours
Shower safe? Yes Yes Yes
Two-way voice Yes Yes Yes
Fall detection Optional Optional Optional
GPS/Wi-Fi location No No Yes

    In-Home (Landline)

    Starting at $29.95/mo

    Our take

    Acadian’s most affordable medical alert package, the in-home landline plan protects you in your landline-equipped home. This plan includes your choice of a waterproof pendant or wristband, as well as an optional fall detection pendant at an additional $9.95 per month. The service is compatible with traditional landlines, cable telephone systems and VOIP phone systems. 

    Package Features

    • Choice of waterproof pendant or wristband
    • Optional fall detection pendant
    • Compatible with all types of landlines

    In-Home (Wireless)

    Starting at $34.95/mo

    Our take

    Acadian’s wireless plan has the same features and services as the landline plan, including an over 600-foot panic button range, 60-plus hours of battery backup, waterproof button options and 24/7 professional monitoring. This integrated cellular-based version of Acadian’s service requires no attachments and is FDA registered.

    Package Features

    • Choice of waterproof pendant or wristband
    • Optional fall detection pendant
    • Fully wireless cellular operation

    Home + Mobile (Wireless/GPS)

    Starting at $41.95/mo

    Our take

    The Home + Mobile plan comes with everything the In-Home Wireless plan comes with, including U.S.-based 24/7 monitoring, waterproof call buttons, two-way voice communication, battery backup and more. The plan also includes GPS and Wi-Fi location technology plus remote voice communication so monitoring specialists can send help no matter where you are.

    Package Features

    • Choice of waterproof pendant or wristband
    • Optional fall detection pendant
    • Fully wireless cellular operation
    • GPS/W-iFi location technology
Acadian On Call Equipment and Features

Acadian On Call Equipment and Features

  • Waterproof Pendant

    The waterproof pendant can be worn in the shower and makes getting help as simple as the push of a button.

  • Waterproof Wristband

    The waterproof wristband wears like any watch, and it’s safe to wear in the shower or bath.

  • Fall Detection Pendant

    The fall detection pendant is waterproof, and it can perceive if you fall, automatically sending for help if you do.

  • Hanging Lock Box

    Heavy duty and secure, the hanging lock box from Acadian gives you a way to store a spare key so loved ones can get into the house quickly in case of an emergency.

  • Wall Mount Lock Box

    The wall mount lock box offers a more permanent way to lock up your key. Give the unique combination to your trusted friends or family, and they’ll have a way to enter the house easily.

Conclusion

Conclusion

Acadian On Call medical alert offers a simple life alert service. There’s nothing to figure out or install and no hidden fees. With extensive experience, highly trained staff and a great reputation, Acadian medical alert is well worth considering for medical alert monitoring.

Acadian On Call Medical Alert FAQs

Acadian On Call Medical Alert FAQs

How do medical alerts work?

Medical alerts are fairly simple. At the push of a button, you’re connected to a professional agent who can get you the help you need. You can speak with the agent directly, but if you’re unable to, they’ll still send emergency services to help.

Are medical alerts worth it?

If you’re a senior living alone or have a condition that might require you to get medical help quickly, a medical alert system is well worth considering.

Does Acadian require a contract?

Acadian medical alert does not require a contract, although you can get a discount by paying quarterly or annually.

What are Acadian’s top features?

Acadian’s best features are its U.S.-based call centers, which are bi-directionally redundant and staffed with highly trained EMD-certified EMTs and paramedics. Acadian also offers fall detection pendants and GPS/Wi-Fi location services, allowing you to stay active and mobile.


safety logo

Researched by the

Safety Team

The Safety Team is a group of experts that handle provider research, product reviews and recalls to make your home safety and security search as easy as 1-2-3.