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Finding a Life Alert® Necklace that Fits Your Style

Most medical alert systems come with a necklace, also known as a medical alert pendant. Older adults are living increasingly active lifestyles. The ability to wear these life-saving devices around the neck – whether at home or on the go – is essential to maintaining a mobile, active life.

Most medical alert systems come with a necklace, also known as a medical alert pendant. Older adults are living increasingly active lifestyles. The ability to wear these life-saving devices around the neck – whether at home or on the go – is essential to maintaining a mobile, active life. As a result, Life Alert® necklaces are widely available, as are those from Alert1.

But with so many pendant options, what sets services and companies apart? We’ve found that cost and lifestyle compatibility are among the most important to our users. This also includes prioritizing short contract lengths and low monthly costs. If these factors are important to you, and you’re contemplating a Life Alert® necklace, we urge you to consider the products and services from Alert1. We think you’ll like what you see.

Differences Between Life Alert® Necklaces and Alert1

Functionally, there are few differences between Life Alert® pendants and Alert1 systems. Upon pressing the large, colored button, both systems will contact an emergency call center. There, the operator will help the user assess the situation, then contact either emergency services or a person in the member’s Circle of Care.

As with most things, the details are what matter. Below, we’ve included a grid that lays out essential differences between our products. Both Life Alert® and Alert1 will provide a great, user-friendly medical alert system – but the Life Alert® necklace cost is almost three times more.

 

  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

 

As you can see in the grid above, Alert1 and Life Alert® have a few crucial differences. Among the most important is the fact that we stay on the line until help arrives. We know that emergencies can be scary. Rather than waiting alone for help to arrive, we want you to feel as comforted and cared for as possible. Your medical alert necklace should double as an emergency help tool and a companion in a scary situation.

If you’re considering a Life Alert® pendant, you may also want to spend time thinking about estimated monthly costs and contract lengths. Alert1 requires no long-term contract, whereas Life Alert® requires a 3-year contract from the outset. Alert1 products are also priced considerably lower than Life Alert®, which means more members can use our devices. 

Customize Your Medical Alert Pendant

We know that a lot of users don’t like the way medical alert systems look. They’re not always the most stylish accessories, but that recognizability has a purpose. In an emergency, you want your medical alert pendant to be instantly recognizable by any person responding to the scene. If you are not able to push the alert button, a bystander should be able to recognize your device and push it for you.

That said, there are a lot of ways for members to customize and add flair to their medical alert necklaces. Life Alert® has several options to customize medical alert pendants. Popular choices include Life Alert® chains and Life Alert® lanyards. But Alert1 has these accessories, too. Whether you want a colorful chain, a lanyard, or a fun, do-it-yourself project, we have the accessories to help you express yourself – all at a lower cost. 

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