Can I Get AARP Medical Alert Discounts?

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Yes, you can get an AARP membership discount for a medical alert system—but only from one brand, Lifeline. We’ll do the math for you and show you how much you can save with the 15% AARP discount on a Lifeline system—and we’ll also compare the discounted price to other popular medical alert systems so you can feel confident in your choice.

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What is AARP’s medical alert discount?

AARP members get 15% off Lifeline medical alert systems plus free activation (a $50 value) and free shipping.

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In addition to the 15% Lifeline medical alert system discount, you can get access to discounts on hotels, restaurants, prescriptions and more with an AARP membership. You also get the AARP magazine, access to virtual learning programs, and can connect with other AARP members in your community.

Applying the AARP discount to Lifeline’s prices

AARP members get 15% off Lifeline medical alert systems plus free activation (a $50 value) and free shipping.

Lifeline Package
Normal price
Price with AARP discount
Total savings
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HomeSafe Standard (Landline)$29.95/mo. + $75–$150 in one-time fees$25.46/mo. + $25–$100 in one-time fees$4.49/mo. + $50
HomeSafe Standard (Cellular)$43.95/mo. + $75–$150 in one-time fees$37.36/mo. + $25–$100 in one-time fees$6.59/mo. + $50
HomeSafe AutoAlert (Landline)$44.95/mo. + $75–$150 in one-time fees$38.21/mo. + $25–$100 in one-time fees$6.74/mo. + $50
HomeSafe AutoAlert (Cellular)$58.95/mo. + $75–$150 in one-time fees$50.11/mo. + $25–$100 in one-time fees$8.84/mo. + $50
On the Go$49.95/mo. + $125–$200 in one-time fees$42.46/mo. + $125–$200 in one-time fees$7.49/mo + $0

Info current as of post date. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change.

Am I getting the best deal with the AARP Lifeline discount?

It depends on which package you’re considering.

AARP’s medical alert discount is a good deal if you want the HomeSafe Standard (Landline) or the On-the-Go device.

For everything else, AARP’s Lifeline discounts aren’t the most affordable options on the market. Here are our recommended alternatives and the additional savings you could enjoy:

Alternative to HomeSafe AutoAlert (Landline)
Bay Alarm
Bay Alarm Medical
4.8 out of 5 stars
Save an additional $
Alternative to HomeSafe Cellular systems
4.5 out of 5 stars
Save between an additional $17.41-$19.16/mo.
  • HomeSafe AutoAlert (Landline)—choose Bay Alarm Medical's landline system with fall detection to save an additional $3.25/mo. with a free price-lock guarantee. There’s a one-time fee of about $30 for the fall detection pendant. Learn more in our Bay Alarm Medical review.
  • HomeSafe Standard (Cellular)—choose MobileHelp’s cellular system to save an additional $17.41/mo. (That’s not a typo!) There’s a one-time processing fee of about $50. Learn more in our MobileHelp review.
  • HomeSafe AutoAlert (Cellular)—choose MobileHelp’s cellular system with fall detection to save an additional $19.16/mo. There’s a one-time processing fee of about $50.

How do I get the AARP medical alert discount?

There are two ways to make sure the AARP discount is applied to your Lifeline order:

  • Call Lifeline at +1-855-681-5351 and give your AARP membership number to the sales representative.
  • Visit the AARP website and navigate to the discounts section. Click on the Lifeline discount and validate your AARP membership ID there.

Can I get an AARP discount if I’m already a Lifeline customer?

Yes! Call Lifeline at +1-855-681-5351 and provide your AARP membership number to get the 15% discount on future monthly bills. The deal can’t be applied to past invoices.

Other discounts on medical alert services


We didn’t see any AAA medical alert discounts at the time of publication.

It may be covered by a Medicare Part C plan. Learn more: Are Medical Alert Systems Covered by Medicare?


  1. AARP, Membership & Benefits, “Family Caregiving. “Accessed November 21, 2022.
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