Medical Alert Systems SafeWise Buyer's Guide

2017's Best Medical Alert Systems

No one wants to give up their independence, but living alone can become dangerous as you age. Mobility issues and medical conditions can turn into emergency situations. especially for the elderly. Medical alert systems could save your life, putting assistance on standby and available at the touch of a button.

Top 10 Medical Alert Systems

Medical alert bracelets and systems communicate with a monitoring station, so if you’re in distress, you can call for help. If you’re getting older and want to stay in your home, are concerned about an aging parent, or have a loved one with a disability that could require a quick response in an emergency, these are the medical alert systems we recommend.

Model

Pros

Cons

Price

Medical Guardian Classic Guardian

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Pros

No Contract

No Fees

24/7 Monitoring

Long Range

Cons

No Two-Way Talk Through Necklace

Only At-Home

LifeFone At Home and On-The Go With Fall Detection

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Pros

No Contract

No Fees

24/7 Monitoring

Mobile

Cons

Shorter Range

Philips LifeLine GoSafe

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Pros

24/7 Monitoring

Fall Detection

Mobile

Two-Way Talk

Cons

More Expensive

Fees

ADT On-The-Go Medical Alert Plus

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Pros

Rates Won't Change

Wireless

Temperature Monitoring

Fall Detection

Cons

No GPS

Bay Alarm Medical GPS Alert System

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Pros

Fall Detection

Mobile

Two-Way Talk

24/7 Monitoring

Cons

Equipment Fee

Must Bundle

Fees

MobileHelp Duo

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Pros

No Fees (promotion)

No Contracts

24/7 Monitoring

Mobile

Cons

Fall Detection Add-On

Potential Fees

greatcall Splash™

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Pros

Cheapest

No Contracts

Mobile

Fall Detection

Cons

Equipment Fee

Live!y™

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Pros

App

User-Friendly

24/7 Monitoring

Stylish

Cons

Not Mobile

Equipment Fee

MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return®

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Pros

24/7 Hotline

Well Connected

Wearable IDs

Cons

No Monitoring

Annual Fee

AngelSense

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Pros

Made for those with special needs

Listen through the device

Safe Zone Setting

Cons

Designed for Kids

Fee

*SafeWise has conducted impartial research to recommend products. This is not a guarantee. Each individual’s unique needs should be considered when deciding on chosen products.

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