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Compare Alert1® & Lifeline® to the Life Alert® Cost

comparing Life Alert cost

We believe that safety shouldn’t be expensive – which is why we pride ourselves on providing affordable medical alert devices for seniors and their families. Compare our prices and features to the Life Alert® cost and to Philips Lifeline® prices, and you’ll see how much Alert1 can do for you.

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Compare Alert1 Medical Alert Systems to Life Alert ® & Lifeline ®

You can compare the Life Alert cost alongside other companies together with features and service in this comparison chart. You’ll want to choose the medical alert system that has all the features you want at a cost you can afford. You deserve a medical alert company that takes care of you and your loved ones.


  Alert1 ® Life Alert ® Lifeline ®
Prices Starting At /mo¹
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$69.90/mo² $29.95/mo³
No Long-Term Contract Required
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Nationwide Coverage

UL ListedMonitoring center 

Constant CareWe stay on the phone until help arrives

Multilingual ProtectionResponders speak 190 different languages
 Not Listed
Same Day Shipping
For 85% or more of orders

No Charges for Button Presses

Thayer CertifiedSafe, fair working environment
Based in Williamsport, PA USA
TMA 5 Diamond Certified Command Center Ensures that each center meets only the highest standards

Modern Senior Magazine* #1 Rated Medical Alert System

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Compare Alert1 to Life Alert ® & Lifeline®

No Contracts No Long-term Contracts Required
Highly Recommended #1 Rated Best Medical Alert*
Unlimited Talk Time Unlimited Button Pushes
Qualified Monitoring TMA 5 Diamond Certified 
Fair Employer Thayer Certified - Fair Employer
Hassle Free Returns Hassle-Free Shipping
Secure Data Secure Data
Nationwide Service Nationwide Service
Multilingual Protection Multilingual Protection


When comparing medical alert systems, you want the best balance of features for the price. Comparing Life Alert and Lifeline, Alert1 offers affordable and feature-filled solutions. As an alternative to Life Alert ®, Alert1 costs less than $1 per day for 24/7 peace of mind.

Alert1 is completely transparent about our pricing with no need to call for a quote or request a brochure in order to see how our prices compare to the Life Alert cost. We are upfront in posting all of our prices online because we know we have the best prices of any of our competitors.

Of course, we don't cut quality for a lower price. Our Command Centers are fully qualified to keep you safe:

  • Our Command Centers are UL Listed, meaning that our monitoring centers always offer a quick, professional response to ensure that you or your loved one gets the immediate help they need. 
  • Our Command Centers are also TMA 5 Diamond Certified, which means they satisfy The Monitoring Association's five points of excellence. 
  • In the case that the emergency button is pressed, you can be assured that our top-quality operators will stay on the line with you until help arrives.

The health of you and your loved ones is our utmost priority. When you use an Alert1 medical alert system, you are protecting yourself in case of emergencies. When you press the button, we will come on the line and send you the help you need.

When it comes to reviews, Alert1 stands out for affordability, clearness of business terms, and customer service when compared to the competition. There's no long-term contract required, no cancellation fees, and no equipment to buy. When compared to Life Alert, Alert1 does not have long-term contracts. As an Alert1 member, you don't deserve to be bogged down with random fees or hidden charges. You can trust Alert1 to give you peace of mind at affordable rates.

Comparison guides can help you make a decision and understand all features and costs from different companies. To learn more about medical alerts, call today to speak with a representative. Once you learn more about Life Alert & Lifeline, you will find Alert1 is the company you can put your trust in now—and trust that you can afford for the rest of your life.

Call us today at 1-866-581-4540 to get your medical alert with Alert1

How It Works

1. Press

1. Press

Your 100% showerproof help button will get you help for any type of emergency, big or small, 24/7

2. Connect

2. Connect

A US-based operator from one of our two Command Centers come on the line to assist you. Even if you cannot speak– we follow the procedures set up ahead of time to make sure you get help

3. Send Help

3. Send Help

We stay on the line with you until help arrives so that you are never alone. We reduce worry by notifying your family members, neighbors or doctors

About Alert1 Medical Alert Systems

Here are a few reasons our members have chosen Alert1 medical alarm systems as an alternative to Life Alert ® & Lifeline ®:

  • #1 Rated Medical Alert System by Modern Senior Magazine
  • Accredited by the Better Business Bureau
  • Highly rated on
  • Highly trained US-based operators available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Two 24/7 US-based, UL listed emergency response centers 
  • No cancellation fees
  • No equipment to buy
  • 30 Day Refund Policy

30 Day Refund Policy

30 Day Refund Policy (Oct 2017)

Alert1 offers multiple payment plans so you can choose the service that best meets your needs for price and flexibility. Our members are never locked into a multi-year contract. You may cancel your service at any time, without any cancellation charges.

To qualify for a refund, new members must subscribe to a three year, annual, semi-annual, or quarterly service plan, use the medical alert device to place a successful test call to the Command Center and return the device in its original condition within 30 days of initial purchase. Any pre-paid shipping, warranty and activation fees are non-refundable.

Medical alert comparisons and pricing are based on standard rates, temporary promotions may apply, offers subject to change.
¹Pricing of Alert1 annual service plans. 
²Life Alert ® website accessed on 3/1/2020. Information updated quarterly.
³Monthly fee for Lifeline ® depends on user location and options. Lifeline ® website accessed 3/1/2020. Information updated quarterly.
*Alert1 and Modern Senior Magazine are wholly owned and operated by ResponseLINK, LLC.
Life Alert ® is a registered trademark of Life Alert Emergency Response, Inc.
Lifeline ® is a registered trademark of Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.