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Compare Alert1® and Life Alert® Costs for Medical Alert Systems

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Alert1: #1 Rated Medical Alert System
By Modern Senior Magazine*

Comparing Alert1 to Life Alert costs® is one of the most common things people do when choosing a medical alert provider. We are two of the biggest and best-known companies. But if you’re looking for the best price from a provider with a 24/7 Command Center you can trust, the choice is Alert1.

Whether you are looking for a device with fall detection, a system that works on-the-go, or a full-featured medical alert that has both, we have a variety of products you can mix and match to suit your needs.

If you’re looking for a less expensive alternative to Life Alert costs, know you’re not the only one. Many seniors are living on fixed incomes. The only way to find a little extra money is to cut expenses. Regardless, you deserve the best medical alert system for the best price. We are confident you will find Alert1 has transparent, affordable pricing and industry-leading customer service.

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Compare Life Alert® and Alert1® Costs

  Alert1 ® Life Alert ®
Monthly Fee 
Starting At
Activation Fee $0 $0-$95¹
Length of Agreement 1 month - 1 year 36 months
Stay on the Line
Until Help Arrives
Included Included
Based In Williamsport, PA USA Yes No
Pricing & Terms Posted Online Yes No
Easy to Order Online Yes No


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Pricing is based on standard rates, temporary promotions may apply, offers subject to change.
¹ Life Alert ® is a registered trademark of Life Alert Emergency Response, Inc. Life Alert® website accessed on 6/1/2020. Information updated quarterly. If you would like to request any changes to the information provided here, contact [email protected]

How Much Does Life Alert® Cost?

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Life Alert costs will range from $49.95 to $89.85 a month. In comparison to our monthly prices, Alert1’s monthly fees range from to depending on which device you purchase. On average, most medical alert costs range from $29.95 to $89.95 a month.


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Alert1® vs Life Alert® Costs and Pricing Plans

Medical alert systems are designed to protect you in case of an emergency. You want the best medical alarm for you and your loved ones that costs what you can afford.

When you are comparing medical alerts companies like Alert1® and Life Alert® and you can see a number of similarities. Both Alert1 and Life Alert® are medical alert companies that provide 24/7 emergency monitoring at the push of a button. However, when it comes to Alert1 versus Life Alert costs, you may find some differences that inform your purchase of one medical alert system over another. 

Here at Alert1®, we understand that situations can change for seniors and their families and that flexibility in pricing is a priority. That's why we offer both service plans in a variety of payment lengths. Our annual plan gives you the best discount while our monthly plan offers you the most flexibility. Unlike some of our competitors, we post our prices online so you understand your expenses upfront. At Alert1, you are free to cancel at any time and will receive your money back if returned within the first 30 days**. In comparison, to know what you’re going to pay for Life Alert costs, you have to call to get a price quote. Life Alert® offers a 3-year contract and charges a set-up fee, depending on the product. You can choose a three-year plan with Alert1, or you can choose to pay each month - you decide what is best for you and your family.

Our competitors, such as Life Alert ®, often use extensive TV advertising. Life Alert ® is often quoted for their television slogan "I've fallen and I can't get up"™. Alert1 does not have extensive, high cost TV advertising, which enables us to charge less for our customers, without requiring multi-year contracts which may not be appropriate for all families and situations. Choosing Alert1 could save you more than $140 in the first year alone versus some of our competitors. Read more about alternatives to Life Alert ®.

*Alert1 and Modern Senior Magazine are wholly owned and operated by ResponseLINK, LLC.

**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 an annual or semi-annual 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.