A Guide To Medical Alert Systems For Seniors
Medical Alert Systems are used by senior citizens and those with disabilities in their homes or apartments. Those seniors and those with disabilities usually wear a medical alert pendant or a belt clip so they are never out of reach.
Almost all medical alert systems connect to your home phone line with a 2 way voice monitoring device The device uses an extremely loud speaker system and an ultra sensitive microphone that will pick up your voice wherever you are in the house. One such system is provided by MedFirst Alert. It features a wireless, single button, water proof, device that communicates with the console when help is needed. In an emergency situation, the device will immediately call or notify (when the emergency button is pressed) a trained professional who returns the call to the patient or contacts the appropriate parties. If the care specialist receives no answer, help will be immediately sent.Depending on the situation, a friend, relative or ambulance is summoned. Your family physician can even be called. Typical uses for medical alert systems are for expecting mothers, senior citizens, handicapped, or diabetic patients.The most common uses for medical alert systems are for the elderly and those with disabilities. Sometimes they are also used by pregnant women and people who suffer from diabetes.
Medical alert systems have protected thousands of lives over the past 30 years and the typical cost for monthly monitoring is less than $1 a day for most systems. If you or a loved one is in need of a medical alert system, do something about it today. You never know when a loved one may have a serious fall at home and need help to arrive quickly.
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