Compare Medical Alert Systems

Compare Medical Alert Systems

We believe that safety shouldn’t be expensive – which is why we pride ourselves on providing the most affordable medical alert devices for seniors and their families. Compare our medical alert prices to Life Alert® and to Philips Lifeline® and see how much choosing Alert1® could save you in the first year alone!

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Compare Alert1 to Life Alert® & Lifeline®

 Alert1 ®Life Alert ®Lifeline ®
Monthly Fee Cost Saving Plan

$29.95 - $59.95¹

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$49.95 - $89.85²$29.95 - $44.95 ³
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Constant CareWe stay on the phone until help arrivescheck mark   check mark    check mark
Multilingual ProtectionResponders speak 190 different languagescheck mark

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Trusted by 10,000 Medical Professionalscheck mark
ThayerCertifiedSafe, fair working environmentcheck mark

Based in Williamsport, PA USAcheck mark
CSAA 5 Diamond Certified Command Center Ensures that each center meets only the highest standardscheck mark
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Modern Senior Magazine #1 Rated Medical Alert System of 2016check mark



We're completely transparent with our medical alert comparisons. Our comparison table shows why Alert1 is the best choice for you.

When comparing medical alert systems, Alert1® offers the most affordable solutions when comparing Life Alert ® and Lifeline ®. Our base model, the Alert1 Home Medical Alert System, costs less than both Life Alert ® and Lifeline ®. As an alternative to Life Alert ®, Alert1 costs less than $1 per day for 24/7 peace of mind. We are completely transparent about our cost, no need to call for a price or request a brochure to see our pricing. Medical alert comparisons say Alert1 gives you the best peace of mind.

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 CSAA 5 Diamond Certified, which means they satisfy the Central Station Alarm 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.

When you own an Alert1 medical alert system, the health of you or your loved one's is our utmost priority.

When it comes to reviews, Alert1 stands out in affordability, clearness of business terms, and customer service. There's no long-term contract, no cancellation fees, and no equipment to buy. 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.

The guide above will help you compare medical alerts to help you make your decision. To learn more about medical alert comparisons, call today to speak with a representative.

How It Works

button is pressed - medical alert systems1. Press
Your 100% showerproof help button will get you help for any type of emergency, big or small, 24/7
Someone comes on the line - medical alert systems2. Connect 
A US-based operator from one of our two Command Centers come on the line to assist you in seconds. Even if you cannot speak– we follow the procedures set up ahead of time to make sure you get help
Help arrives - medical alert systems3. 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

For 29 years, Alert1 medical alarm systems have been recommended by doctors, hospitals and healthcare professionals. Alert1 has supported the safety and independence of over 200,000 seniors. Here are a few reasons families and healthcare professionals choose Alert1:

  • #1 Rated Medical Alert System of 2016 by Modern Senior Magazine
  • Accredited by the Better Business Bureau
  • 97% positive reviews 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 money back policy on annual plans

30-Day Money Back Policy

If within the first 30 days you have tested your Alert1 medical alert system, connected to our Command Center and decide you are not happy with it, you can cancel your annual plan at any time!
     1. Cancel anytime - no hassle!
     2. No cancellation fees
     3. Refund 100% of your service plan payment

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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 03/03/2017. Information updated quarterly.
³Monthly fee for Lifeline ® depends on user location and options. Lifeline ® website accessed 03/03/2017. Information updated quarterly.
Life Alert ® is a registered trademark of Life Alert Emergency Response, Inc.
Lifeline ® is a registered trademark of Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.