Find out which medical alert system is best for you…
Here is our list of recommended In-Home Speakerphone Medical Alert Systems. The speakerphone style medical alert systems utilize a base station (or a cradle) that will plug into the wall jack (telephone) inside the home. The cradle also serves to charge up the speakerphone battery in some cases. When the alert button on the speakerphone is pressed, it utilizes the base station (which is plugged into the wall) to call a predetermined set of phone numbers, or 911. If there is a monitoring service (call center) administering emergency response services they will attempt to get in touch with the user. If a call center cannot get in touch with the user, they will dispatch emergency responders to the home.
As always, you should do a great deal of research when choosing a medical alert system for your loved one. Here is a list of questions to ask before you buy a medical alert system. Also, be sure to read the fine print (read the terms and conditions) and never agree to a longer term contract than your comfortable with. *Note that we recommend never signing a multi-year agreement (always 1 year or less), and ALWAYS know your opt out options. Some of these speakerphone type medical alert systems allow the user to purchase the equipment with no additional monthly fees. This would be considered an un-monitored solution. There is good and bad to this option. It can save a user money, but it's up to the user and/or family members to be in touch in case of emergency.
Recommended Talk-Through Speakerphone Medical Alert Systems
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