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Unlimited talk time and button pushes. Service in all 50 states. Built-in GPS and location-based services. 24/7 support from multiple monitoring centers.

Unlimited talk time and button pushes. Service in all 50 states. Built-in GPS and location-based services. 24/7 support from multiple monitoring centers.

Overview

Alert1 Medical was founded by a man who worried about his aging grandmother. She raised him so affectionately, and was still as spry as could be, but could no longer chase him around the living room. He spent weeks developing his first POM (Peace Of Mind) device, and the first Alert1 Medical location was opened in 1988 to help as many elderly people as possible.

Today, Alert1 Medical still offers the POM device, and much more. From home fall detection to mobile wearables, Alert1 Medical offers a range of innovative products and senior monitoring services. They give older adults access to the technology they need and the help that gives their family peace of mind.

Monitoring Features

Alert1 Medical offers a variety of monitoring services and equipment to seniors that want to stay in their homes. The following are some of our favorite ways that Alert1 Medical provides emergency monitoring to those living with medical conditions or ailments.

Location-Based Services: Alert1 Medical mobile devices are enabled with location-based services. That means they can find you quickly in the event of a fall or other emergencies. The home devices are registered to your address, and the on-the-go pendants have built-in GPS. If you fall or need help, simply push your alert button, and Alert1 Medical personnel can dispatch help to your exact location.

Showerproof Help Button: The shower is risky because it’s likely very slippery. It’s also a place that you go multiple times a week, increasing your risk of a fall. With showerproof buttons, you can wear Alert1 Medical devices with you anywhere, so you always have help, no matter what happens.

Unlimited Button Pushes: With Alert1 Medical, you get unlimited button pushes. You don’t have to worry about paying extra for extra help. Maintaining your independence is important, and Alert1 Medical doesn’t restrict the number of times you have to push your alert button. Help is always a button press away, no matter how often you need it.

Two-Way Audio: Every Alert1 Medical plan comes with two-way audio devices so you can be connected to the Command Center for help. You don’t have to worry about not reaching someone when you press your alert button. You can hear the representative clearly through the speakers, and they can hear you via the onboard microphone.

Medical Alert Plans

Alert1 Medical offers a variety of medical alert pricing plans to allow older adults to remain in their own homes safely. To help you decide if it’s the right medical alert service for you, Alert1 Medical offers a 30-day money back guarantee with all of their plans.

Home Medical Alert Plan: This plan requires a landline. It is for home use only. It comes with a base unit and a pendant. One user costs $19.95 per month if paid annually, and two users cost $29.95 per month if paid annually.

Home Fall Detection Plan: This plan does not require a landline but must be used at home with the base unit. It comes with a base unit and a pendant equipped with fall detection. One user costs $30.95 per month if paid annually, and two users cost $40.95 per month if paid annually.

On-the-Go Medical Alert Plan: This plan does not require a landline and can be used outside of the home. It comes with a pendant. One user costs $30.95 per month if paid annually, and two users cost $50.95 per month if paid annually.

On-the-Go Fall Detection Plan: This plan does not require a landline and can be used outside of the home. It comes with a pendant equipped with fall detection. One user costs $41.95 per month if paid annually, and two users cost $61.95 per month if paid annually.

On-the-Go + Home Fall Detection Plan: This plan does not require a landline and can be used at home or out and about. It comes with a mobile fall detection pendant, a home fall detection pendant, and a home wristband. One user costs $52.95 per month if paid annually, and two users cost $82.95 per month if paid annually.

Alert1

  • 24/7 monitoring centers for full coverage
  • Unlimited talk time and button pushes
  • GPS and location-based services
  • Fall detection at home and away
  • One plan covers up to two users
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The Good

As with all of our editor reviews, we put Alert1 Medical through its paces, so you don’t have to waste your time or money. Let’s take a look at some of our favorite Alert1 Medical monitoring service benefits…

24/7 Monitoring

With multiple monitoring centers, you can rest assured that Alert1 Medical is always available to help. Alert1 Medical staff is always standing by to detect your falls, tell you exactly what to do, and stay on the line with you until help arrives. We like the peace of mind that comes with several monitoring centers because we know if one monitoring center is busy, there’s another one standing by.

Unlimited Talk Time

Along with unlimited button pushes, you get unlimited talk time. When you need help, the last thing you want someone to do is hang-up or abandon you. With Alert1 Medical, they’ll stay on the line with you for as long as you need. If it takes a long time for help to arrive, you can follow-up and make sure they’re still on their way. They’ll talk you through the situation and make sure you get what you need.

Flexible Pricing

If paying annually doesn’t work for you, Alert1 Medical offers the option to pay semi-annually or monthly. You can choose what works best for your budget and still get the services and peace of mind you need. Alert1 believes everyone deserves the best in medical monitoring, regardless of their financial situation.

Services in All 50 States

You don’t have to worry about your cell phone plan with Alert1 Medical, because they run off of their own subscription with AT&T. That means you don’t ever have to worry about blackout areas or low service areas. Alert1 Medical is always there, no matter where you live or travel.

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The Bad

Alert1 Medical has annual fees that are a bit on the higher side but there are no activation fees and the price of leasing any necessary equipment is included. You also get free and easy setup for your medical alert system and Alert1 often runs specials that provide you with your first month of service at no cost to you.

With Alert1 Medical, an extra user costs more. Most other medical alert services do not charge for a second user if they are at the same address. However, with the extra fee, you get extra equipment for two people and the same great service and benefits for you and your spouse or roommate.

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The Bottom Line

Alert1 Medical is a quality service offering 24/7 assistance, unlimited talk time and button pushes, and service in all 50 states. You may pay a little bit more, but you get the peace of mind you need when you want to continue living independently.

Alert1 Medical offers reliable service, easy setup, and plenty of benefits. If you need medical alert technology to continue to live on your own without the worry, Alert1 Medical is a great choice.

Try Alert1 Medical today and enjoy a risk-free, 30-day money-back guarantee!

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