Medical Alert System - The Basics
You've probably seen the commercials on TV: a woman falls on her living room or kitchen floor, unable to get to a phone to call for help. The woman may lay there for hours, unable to get up or move. Around her neck hangs a pendant with a red alarm button. When the button is pushed, immediate contact with authorities is made; prompting professionals on the other end of the line to contact fire, police or emergency medical responders as required.
The Medical Alert System offers emergency alert communication including:
The base unit also comes with a 24-hour battery backup, as well as a beeping or automatic notification when button batteries are low. The Alert System is easy to install in a few simple steps.
The original Medical Alert System or some know it as Senior Medical Alarms, has been used for over two decades, and technology has enabled enhancement of basic features that include:
The pendant or bracelet personal button has been designed to offer maximum range for seniors, in their home, front yard, or backyard.
This is how it works:
An Alert System or Senior Medical Alarms is an ideal device that may increase the security and peace of mind for not only seniors, but also their caregivers and family members. To determine whether you may be a good candidate for an Alert System, answer the following questions:
Determine your need for an Alert System based on the above questions, as well as the comfort and security of mind such a device may offer you, especially if you or a loved one lives alone.
Unfortunately, nearly 30% of individuals over 65 years of age fall every year, and falls are listed as the primary cause of injury to seniors.
Individuals who experience a hip fracture, back fracture, or shoulder fracture are more likely to require admission to a nursing home, with long-term disability, pain and complications caused by fall fractures.
Protect yourself and your loved ones by considering an Alert System, especially if you live alone, for your peace of mind, as well as the peace of mind of your loved ones.