Do Seniors Need Fall Detection?
Posted on June 18, 2014
in Fall Prevention
Updated 8/10/15 10:15am | You’ve waited for the next big advancement in
senior care and technology, and Alert1 has delivered the perfect solution. We’re
excited to announce that fall detection is now here! If you’ve considered
purchasing a medical alert system for seniors
or loved ones, our fall detection system is the perfect solution.
How does fall detection work?
Hyper acute sensors in
the senior help button are what detects the fall. From there, the connected
Peace of Mind (POM) base unit will transmit a signal to call for help—you don’t
have to lift a finger! In seconds, you will hear a voice asking if you need
help. Alert1’s 24/7 Emergency
Command Center responds right away. The 600 ft of alert system coverage is sure to cover your entire home.
With fall detection, you
get the help you need. Help arrives even when you can’t ask for it. Alert1 will
call your pre-designated Circle of Care contacts to get you the help you need.
Want a neighbor to respond first? Or do you want 911 right away? You
determine who Alert1 notifies in the event of the unthinkable.
How do YOU age in place?
at your lifestyle and everyday living habits to help you answer if you need
fall detection. Take this quiz and determine your fall prevention need.
your results, ask yourself the who, what, when, where, and why of fall detection.
This will help you to determine if you need it.
1. What is included in the fall detection medical alert system?
Water can lead to slips
and falls. The fall detection call button is waterproof so you can wear it all
the time. The double safety of a senior medical
alert system and fall detection keeps you protected against these dangers.
Also, the POM unit is
easy to set up. It ships to your home preprogrammed. Installation is as simple
as plugging in a machine. A quick start guide will walk you through the
process. If you have more questions, our Senior Care Specialists are just a
phone call away. Alert1 aims to lessen any unnecessary complications for
seniors aging in place.
If there is no landline
in your home, Alert1 offers a wireless
medical alert system. This gives you the freedom to place the base unit
anywhere in your home. Avoid the hassle of moving furniture trying to find a
2. When do you need fall detection?
Do you get thirsty in
the middle of the night? That simple trip to grab a glass of water can cause
you to slip. The darkest hours can often be the most dangerous. Unseen objects
before you are the hazards. Also, exiting showers or bathtubs pose even bigger
dangers. Just add water and a slip can be the result.
Make fall detection part
of your aging
in place checklist. Falls and slips can happen any time. Fall detection
medical alert system keeps you safe from all these hazards. Alert1’s 24 hour, 7
days a week monitoring gives you a safety net for unforeseen falls.
3. Where does fall detection work?
This safety net extends
to a wide range. Your home, big or small, becomes a den of safety. Love
gardening? Your backyard is just as safe. Spend time cultivating those flowers.
Tend to the weeds. Grab the mail outside.
Your leisure activity
continues to be relaxing. Disregard worry from your mind. Handling your worry
is Alert1’s job. And that 600-foot
home alert system coverage, about the size of two football fields, is more
than enough. In the end, you live with peace of mind.
4. Who is fall detection for?
Alert1 keeps in mind that your loved ones worry as well. With a
personalized medical alert system you know that you and your family that you
are not just a number to Alert1. As a member, Alert1 treats you as family. Medical alert system reviews recommend
the Alert1 system due to exceptional member care.
Alert1 takes great care
to make sure that family and loved ones know that members receive high quality
service. Each member has an emergency plan that matches their needs.
To further ease your
mind, Alert1 stays on the line until help gets there. Responders from the Command Center
undergo rigorous training. Alert1 is recognized as a CSAA
5 Diamond certified service. Training teaches them how to be empathic and
sympathetic to your situation. You will not go through the even the scariest
trauma alone. Comfort yourself and your family with fall detection.
5. Why fall detection?
From seniors gardening in the spring to grabbing glass of water at bed time, aging in place has its risks. Alert1’s
fall detection technology helps ease these challenges and the worries you
may have. Because when you age in place, you don’t want to worry more than you
need to. You don’t want your loved ones worrying for you.
Less worry gives you
more time. Your need is to have more time to live the life you want with
independence. Your need is to age in place as you wish. Your need is to have
more time laughing with the grandkids. Your need is more time to pass on your
story and your lessons.
So, the answer is yes:
you need fall detection. Time is the currency you will use to spend time with
your family. The fall
detection medical alert is your added protection for more time with those
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