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Medical Alert Wearing Options – Pendants to Wristband Medical Alerts

Your senior’s comfort with their medical alert device can ensure they’re wearing it during an emergency. However, it’s important to remember that not all types of medical alert systems will work for all seniors. We always recommend discussing comfort and preferences with your loved one before buying a system. How will they plan to wear it? Is the standard pendant okay, or would they prefer a wristband medical alert? There is a medical alert wearing option for all senior lifestyles – you just have to find what fits.

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Think Twice About a Medical Alert USB Bracelet

Technology has improved countless facets of senior life. From stair lifts and wearable ECG monitors to medical alert systems, health technology has mostly served in the interest in seniors. Unfortunately, there are always a few exceptions – and medical alert USB bracelets are among them.

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Falls Happen Everywhere. Prepare Yourself with a Fall Alert Bracelet.

A fall alert bracelet can recognize falls when they happen, then immediately call for help. The fall alert technology from Alert1 is designed to recognize the difference between normal and abnormal movements. If one of our members experiences a fall while wearing a fall detection devices, they won’t need to worry about calling an operator on their own – the pendant will do it for them.

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Emergency Alert Bracelets Can Help Preserve Independence

While every senior can benefit from a monitored medical alert system, not everyone is ready and willing to wear an emergency alert bracelet. For many of our members, this is caused by one, or both, of the following reasons:

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Women’s Medical Alert Bracelets are Always a Good Idea

Every senior can benefit from a medical alert bracelet. Whether used for fall detection or general accident monitoring, a medical alert system can pay dividends in comfort and longevity later in life. But, while these alerts can improve the lives of all seniors, there are a few factors that apply more directly to female bodies than to male bodies.

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Long-Term Care Facilities vs Home Care: Which is Best for Your Parent?

At some point in the near or distant future, you will need to have an honest conversation about your parent’s care needs. Sometimes, this conversation may result in a medical alert system for in-home and on-the-go use. But when physical and social wellbeing degrades, considering alternative living options becomes crucial to senior health.

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How Do ADT Medical Pendants Stack Up Against Alert1?

If you’re shopping around for medical alert systems, you’re likely familiar with the ADT pendant. The company’s “Medical Alert Basic,” their simplest package, looks a lot like the at-home Alert1 system. It includes a home station, a pendant button, and a watch button. Press the button on any device to be connected, through your landline, to a monitoring center. The basics look very similar to Alert1, but there are a few key differences you should know about.

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Compare Great Call Pendants Against Alert1 Products

Great Call pendants are a relatively new entry to the medical alert industry. The company, which focuses on senior-friendly cell phones and wearables, recently launched their LivelyTM Mobile Plus, the Great Call medical alert pendant. The device offers GPS technology to confirm your location, a fast response time, and fall detection.

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Phillips Lifeline Pendants and Alert1 Devices, What’s the Difference?

If you’re searching for medical alert systems, you’ve likely come across the Phillips Lifeline pendant. This popular alert system works similarly to Alert1 products – push the button, get connected to a monitoring center who can transfer you to the contact that can best address your emergency. This simple process allows users to get help quickly and efficiently.

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Medical Guardian Pendants Compared to Alert1 Products

If you’re shopping for a medical alert system, you’ve probably come across the Medical Guardian pendant. Like Alert1, this device will connect users to a call center with the push of a button. These operators will then transfer your call to whomever you wish – emergency services, a friend, or a family member. When it comes to what our services do, Alert1 and Medical Guardian are very similar.

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