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How Does a Life Alert® Emergency Response Work?

Life Alert® provides a medical alert system to aid in emergencies. When a user experiences an accident, they press the button to receive help. From there, the phone operator contacts a friend, family member, or emergency services, then hangs up after making the connection.

Life Alert® provides a medical alert system to aid in emergencies. When a user experiences an accident, they press the button to receive help. From there, the phone operator contacts a friend, family member, or emergency services, then hangs up after making the connection.

Functionally, Life Alert® emergency response and Alert1 have few differences. Both companies supply wearable medical alert systems, as well as home bases, that feature big, bright buttons. When a user experiences an emergency, they push the button, and a care operator comes on the line to assess the situation. But as with most medical alert systems, the details are what matter. Alert1 has worked hard to include additional senior-friendly features: you won’t be penalized for multiple button pushes, we stay on the line until help arrives, and our prices are lower than Life Alert’s®.

What Are the Differences Between Life Alert® and Alert1?

We know that many medical alert users are familiar with the Life Alert® emergency response name. But, while the fast help Life Alert® provides is invaluable, we hope you’ll find that Alert1 offers the same service – with a few extra, user-friendly features and pricing options. The comparison grid below lays out the key differences between our products and services. 

 

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

UL ListedMonitoring center 

Stay on the LineWe stay on the phone until help arrives

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


Verizon Service Available for On-the-Go Devices
 
Thayer CertifiedSafe, fair working environment
 
HIPAA Compliant
 
TMA 5 Diamond Certified Command Center Ensures that each center meets only the highest standards

Pacemaker Safe Buttons

Online Troubleshooting Guides
 
No Charges for False Alarms
 
   

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

 

You’ve decided that you want a medical alert button in your home, but how much are you willing to pay for it? Would you feel safer if the emergency responder stayed on the line until help arrived? Are you comfortable signing a 3-year contract, or would you prefer trying your device for only a couple of months? All these conveniences are available with Alert1. Unfortunately, none of these important features are advertised on the Life Alert® website, so we are unsure whether they exist.

Choosing a Medical Alert System to Suit Your Needs

Life Alert® emergency monitoring can be an essential part of your life as a senior. When you need help, you can summon family, friends, or emergency services with the push of a button. That said, we don’t think you should have to pay extra to use a brand whose name you might recognize. If you need a fast help Life Alert® system, we urge you to consider Alert1. We think you’ll be pleased with the savings, quality of service, and system options we can offer.

We want to point out a few differences between Alert1 and Life Alert® emergency response services. To start, Alert1 is more affordable. We know that most folks looking for an alert system will be comparing costs. Alert1’s home annual service is three times less expensive than Life Alert® emergency monitoring, which means more people can use our services. To that end, Alert1 is compatible. We have a variety of devices to suite a wide range of senior lifestyles, all at accessible price points.

Perhaps most importantly, Alert1 is personable. Our technology doesn’t look too different from Life Alert® emergency response tools, but the details matter. When you press your button, our operators will stay on the line with you until help arrives. This personal touch can make all the difference during an emergency.