Why Should Independent Seniors Consider Medical Alert Devices?

According to the Administration on Aging, about 28% of seniors live alone. Not all seniors have somebody to care for them, so who comes to their aid during an accident?

Slips and falls happen unexpectedly, so it's important to be ready for an emergency at any time. This is when a medical alert comes into play.

Seniors should consider medical alert systems because they help them stay independent and safe. Medical alerts allow independent seniors to live life to the fullest with peace of mind.


Medical Alerts Keep Independent Seniors in Their Lifelong Home

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Would you want to leave the home you have lived in for years? Probably not. But it's common for family members to send their aging loved ones out of their homes to go to assisted living.

This doesn't have to be the case if you have a medical alert. Medical alerts can help you live a longer and happier life because you will: 

  • Age in place in your lifelong home. Aging in place means to stay in your home as long as possible. A medical alert ensures that you are always protected, and can keep living peacefully at home.

  • Avoid the cost of assisted living. Assisted living is one of the most expensive alternatives when you age. Plus, most seniors don't like the idea of living among strangers in an unfamiliar place. Living at home with a medical alert is a great way to save money while you age in place in the comfort of your home.

  • Create a senior-friendly home. A medical alert is always by your side, but you must still prevent accidents. That's why it's important to have a have a senior-friendly home. The last thing you want is for an accident to occur. A medical alert is a crucial part of making your home safe to age in place and stay independent.
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Peace of Mind for You and Your Family

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Why else should independent seniors consider a medical alert? The answer is simple: you and your family get peace of mind.

At Alert1, we don't only provide members with medical alert devices, we provide the security of having a team of trained operators available 24/7 at the press of a button.

Our medical alerts give you and your family peace of mind by ensuring you will:

  • Live without fear. Our fall detection help pendants have leading fall detection technology can sense falls and automatically call for help fast. Even if you are knocked unconscious, the pendant can send help your way.

  • Live independently and depend less on your family. As you age, it's common for your family to worry about you. Although they have good intentions, they don't always need to be checking in on you. Some independent seniors get irritated by this, and to others it makes them feel like a burden to their family. Whatever the reason is, a medical alert allows family to take a step back and relax, knowing that help is never far if it's needed.

  • Never be alone with your medical alert by your side. Accidents happen when you least expect them, and you need to be ready. If you have an emergency, large or small, all you need to do is push your help button and you will be connected Alert1's Command Center. An operator will  come on the line to assess the situation and send help from your personal Circle of Care responders list. The operator will stay on the line until help arrives, ensuring you are never alone.

A Medical Alert Lets Independent Seniors Live Life to the Fullest

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Aging in place is well deserved in retirement. Make the most of your golden years with your medical alert by your side.

  • Travel anywhere in the United States. With your mobile medical alert, you can embark on new adventures and cross off items on your bucket list. You have earned a much needed vacation and should not let age stop you from having fun. Our mobile medical alerts work throughout  the United States,

  • Sign up for activities at your local senior center. As you age, it's important to keep up with exercise. It helps you maintain independence by keeping your muscles and reflexes intact. Your local senior center has many activities that are fun and help you stay strong. You don't have to slow down with a on-the-go medical alert by your side.

  • Spend more quality time with your grandchildren. Don't let age restrict you from getting out of the house with family. Our mobile medical alerts works anywhere you want to go. So whether it's a day spent at the zoo or at your local park, you can spend with your family without worry.


Call us today at 1-866-581-4540 to get on the go protection with Alert1