Medical Guardian provides top rated medical alert systems and medical alarm services for the elderly. Thousands of American seniors now enjoy a restored sense of independence, and their loved ones are comforted with the knowledge that help is always just the push of a button away. A medical alert system consists of a button that is worn conveniently on the wrist or around the neck. When the button is pressed, the medical alert system sends a wireless signal to a base station in the house that notifies our monitoring center of an emergency. Within seconds, an operator will respond over the two way speaker and send emergency help if needed.Read more.
Med alert systems also offer considerable advantages over assisted living facilities. The typical assisted living facility costs average 3,000 per month, depending on quality of care. This can place a serious financial burden on seniors and their families, and can lead to a reduction in physical and mental health. Seniors who remain in their own homes generally lead more active lifestyles and tend to live on average, five years longer than their counterparts in assisted living homes. We offer the best medical alert systems in the nation and remember, it is much more reliable than cell phone service. Unlike cell phones, these devices are easy to use, always within reach, and never need to be recharged, search for a signal, or drop a call. The medical alert pendant is 100% waterproof and can be worn in the shower or tub.
The affordable systems from Medical Guardian utilize top-rated medical alert equipment supported by round-the-clock UL approved monitoring. Our trained and certified emergency operators can summon emergency help from your local EMT or fire department, or simply call family, friends and neighbors to assist quickly. If you are ever unable to speak to our operator, they will automatically send emergency help. When you sign up for medic alert service with Medical Guardian, your personal care representative will collect important medical history, as well as your preferred doctors and hospitals so that responding emergency services can provide you with the care you need. A responders list will allow you to manage who is notified first in the event of an emergency, so if you only require a friend or neighbor to come assist you, you won’t have to worry about an ambulance showing up at your door.
Our low cost unit is portable, so users can take the service with them wherever they go in the USA. Remember, medical alarms work throughout the US. Simply plug the personal alarm base station into a power outlet and phone line and notify the monitoring center of your new location so we can continue to send your local fire, police, or ambulance service.
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According to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 3 senior citizens experience a fall every year, and those seniors are now more than twice as likely to fall again. Anyone who is age 65 or older and lives alone should be protected with medical alert systems. Without a medical alarm, anxiety about falling at home can greatly diminish quality of life. Fear of falling causes many seniors to limit their activities and restrict their movement, leading to reduced mobility and physical fitness, and actually increasing their actual risk of falling. Our service will allow you to enjoy living independently at home with the peace of mind in knowing that should you fall, help is always available at the push of a button.Read more.
While having a fall is the best predictor of your need, there are other factors that will help you determine your risk of falling:
If you live alone, or are alone for several hours every day or night, you are greatly in need of protection. If you fall, it is crucial that you get help right away. Every hour that you spend on the floor decreases your chances of making a full recovery. If you have been hospitalized or been to the ER in the past year, suffer from heart-related chronic ailments, or any other serious medical condition, it is strongly recommended by doctors and hospitals that you protect yourself with a senior med alert service. These conditions often require seniors to take medication that can make them dizzy, disoriented, or anxious about having a fall or injury. First alert systems can help avoid a long term health problem by alerting emergency operators quickly via our 2 way alerts monitor.
If you use a walker, cane, or any other device to assist with mobility, this is the best investment you can make toward your long term health. A PERS product are for anyone who has limited mobility faces a serious risk of falling and being unable to summon medical assistance. Seniors who need assistance with dressing, bathing, and meal preparation are also good candidates, as these activities offer great potential for accident or injury.
Too many elderly adults wait until they have experienced a fall to decide that they need to protect themselves with a medical alert system. Likewise, too many relatives and caregivers delay getting their loved ones protected until it seems that the only option is to send mom or dad to a costly nursing home. Don’t make that mistake. If your parent have fallen or if you worry about mom or dad falling, they should have the best service available. If they live far away so that you cannot check on them in person, even if you call them every day – you both deserve peace of mind.
Also, remember that it is important to check out ratings and reviews of different medical health devices to ensure you order a qualified alert company. Find out: What is the quick response time, how does emergency personnel get in the home, and how do you get 1st alert medical information to the response team. Call us today and a Medical Guardian safety representative will be happy to answer all your questions!
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For Years, thousands of families have trusted Medical Guardian with their own safety or that of their loved ones. Medical Guardian was established to provide a dependable solution to seniors who wish to live an independent life at home. Our medic alert service is BBB A+ rated and recommended by doctors, hospitals and caregivers nationwide. Medical Guardian is honored to have its medical alarm featured in Good Housekeeping Magazine, Reader’s Digest, US News and World Report, seen on NBC news, and recommended by all CVS pharmacy stores. With no activation or start-up fee, and for under $1 per day, it has never been easier to regain your independence with a top rated company.Read more.
Medical Guardian protection you need and your loved ones with peace of mind knowing that help can be easily notified 24 hours a day! We utilize affordable and reliable 24/7 UL approved medical alert monitoring from a US-based monitoring center. All of our operators are 911 certified and have access to your medical history and list of preferred doctors and hospitals, so they can give critical information to emergency responders. Even if you are unable to respond, operators will automatically send help when the button is pressed.
When you sign up, your personal care representative will customize Medical Guardian service to fit your needs. We will help you create a list of those to be notified in the event of an emergency, so that you get the help you need in every situation. You can choose to have a friend or neighbor check on you, or request local police or fire services in the event of fire or break in. If you compare systems, you will find this is an important feature of our emergency system, as many medical alert companies do not offer this!
Our “best quality” system is easy to install-just plug the unit into a power outlet and telephone jack, press the alert button to ensure proper connection to the monitoring center, and you’re done! The UL approved two-way speaker features the longest range available, and has a 72 hour battery backup in case you lose power. The medical alert button can be conveniently worn on the wrist or around the neck, and is waterproof, so you can wear it in the shower. Its also portable, so you can enjoy protection and peace of mind wherever you go. Whether on vacation, a seasonal home, or permanent move, just notify us of your new location so we can send local emergency services when the elder medical alarm device is activated. What is the best way to order? Call one of our personal life safety consultants today!
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A study done by the AARP on medic alert systems has shown that seniors who purchase one stay living independently at home 5-6 years longer than a senior who does not wear the med alert button. These seniors are able remain in their own homes, where in many cases they have lived most of their lives, and retain an active lifestyle, free from fear of falling and being unable to get help. The hour after a medical emergency takes place is known as the “golden hour”, a window of time where it is vital to get help quickly to avoid long-term health issues. Seniors that don’t have a medical alarm have no way to quickly summon help in an emergency. With a medical alert system, however, emergency help is always available and protection is guaranteed for you and your loved ones. Having this enables a life free from fear and increases quality of life. This has a dramatic effect on seniors’ mental and physical health and well being.Read more.
Many seniors and their loved ones believe an assisted living facility or nursing home to be the only care option. Nationally, even low cost assisted living facility expenses average $3,000 per month, and quality of care varies. This is a severe burden for seniors living on a limited income and their families, so how much information comparison one does is recommended. The dramatic life change when moving into assisted living facilities can be traumatic for seniors. For many, their health condition actually deteriorates, as they are less active and independent. In addition to a reduced quality of life, the reduced mobility and fitness level lead to a greater fear of falling and an increase in actual risk of injury. Is there a better low cost option seniors are looking for? Yes. The most reliable, most popular and most effective alternative to assisted living is a personal emergency response system. For less than $1 per day, seniors can remain in their own homes with extra security, stay active, and have peace of mind.
Having our service means that you are protected from all types of emergencies. In addition to EMS personnel, our 911 certified operators are connected to your local fire and police services, so you are never alone in the event of a fire, break in, or any other emergency.
The greatest advantage is the peace of mind and security it will give you and your loved ones. Even if Mom or Dad lives with you, they will be alone for several hours each day. If they live far away and you cannot check on them every day, a medical alert device will allow you to feel secure knowing that they always have access to help, and that you can be notified of the emergency right away.
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