When the seasons change, it’s a good time to evaluate different precautions in and around your home like smoke detector batteries, flashlight batteries and being prepared for natural disasters. Not only is this good for you, but it’s also good to evaluate your loved ones’ plan of action in case of an emergency. Planning ahead can make all the difference. Your goal as a caregiver is to identify potential challenges and take the necessary steps to prepare for natural disasters.
Medical Alarm System
Many families have “go bags” – those are bags that family members could grab and go with in the event of an emergency. Families who live in flood prone areas or areas of the country that are faced with other weather emergencies know the importance of being prepared in the event they have to leave or take shelter.
Each month our customer service agents field questions from our subscribers. Below you’ll find the most frequently asked questions and our answers. If you have a question that isn’t answered here, we invite you to call us as we want you to make the very best use of your medical alert system.
Aging in place is something you will hear, in many iterations, when you’re talking with your aging parents. They will not want to move to an assisted living facility or a nursing home, and chances are you do not blame them, but what does that mean for them and you as they age and you begin to worry whether they are healthy enough to live alone?
Before making a decision on where you or your loved one will spend retirement years, you need to look at all the options. If the move involves relocation to a new city or state you truly need to step back and look at everything before you choose new living accommodations.
A medical alarm is designed to be worn around your neck, through a specially designed necklace. Medical alarm systems allow the person wearing the necklace to easily notify the medical alert company, who will call the police or your emergency contacts in the event of an emergency based on the personalized care plan set up by the user.
There are countless companies offering medical alert & medical alarm services. Wading through the information and making numerous calls can be a daunting task. Searching for the best price is often top-of-mind but selecting the right service for your personal needs is most important.
There have been hundreds of medical alert systems reviews posted on the Internet and published in magazines, and they all use various criteria to rate the quality of medical alert systems. The reviews often have several things in common that they all look for, including the quality of the monitoring center, the cost of service, the length of a service contract, and the quality of the equipment used. At LifeFone, we are in the top ranks for all of these criteria, making us a leader in the medical alarms industry.