Life Alert is the nation’s #1 personal emergency response company that has a proven track record of savings lives and improving customers’ wellbeing. As the industry leader in personal protection, Life Alert is the first medical alert provider that incorporated LTE technology into their cutting-edge devices and services. Life Alert is also the only company that offers mobile protection with GPS that never needs charging, so loved ones are protected 24/7.
As the one and only, “Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up,” company, Life Alert offers various lifesaving services that can be designed to fit a person’s lifestyle and budget. Whether it’s accidental, medical, fire, or a home invasion emergency, Life Alert sends help fast, 24/7, even when you can’t reach a phone or call out for help.
With over 40,000 published lifesaving testimonials from grateful customer’s and families, put the safety and life of your loved one in the care of Life Alert.
Life Alert saves a life from a catastrophe every 11 minutes.
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Life Alert Emergency Response is a medical alert company that designs life alert systems for senior citizens. With nationwide service and long-lasting batteries, Life Alert medical alert systems are low-maintenance and easy to use.
- Cellular and landline functions
- Long-lasting battery life
- Nationwide service
- Not covered by Medicare
I had a fall and had a concussion and not able to sleep. Called Life Alert in a hysterical moment and they called ambulance and daughter. Same thing happened two nights later. Life Alert stayed on alert line until all things are handled satisfactorily both times.Read full review
I was outside my home when I fell down ... I pushed my alarm and Life Alert came on. (In the meantime, a neighbor came and helped me up.) I told Life Alert that I was OK, that a neighbor had helped me. I went to my home, and found Life Alert checking on me ... I really thought Life Alert was excellent...Read full review
How does Life Alert work?
Life Alert, the oldest emergency response company in the United States, creates medical alert devices that let customers feel safe while living at home and retaining their independence. With nationwide service and low-maintenance medical alert systems, you can get started with Life Alert by viewing their available products.
Life Alert devices
Life Alert has products for every life situation and services that can easily be customized to fit your needs. If you need help, Life Alert’s two-way monitoring device puts you in contact with the company's on-site dispatch center so that a Life Alert representative can stay on the line with you until help arrives. All products come with professional installation and a lifetime warranty, which ensures that your Life Alert system is ready when you need it.
- Emergency pendants
- 800-feet range
- Wear as a wristband or pendant
- Battery lasts up to seven years
- Help buttons
- Specially designed for bathroom and shower use
- No telephone or electrical outlet needed
- Battery lasts up to 10 years
- Home intrusion protection
- Audio monitoring system with a small “help” button
- Hypersensitive microphone detects unusual activity in your home
- Can request police response if necessary
- Life Alert Mobile
- Special button for use outside the home
- Battery lasts up to 10 years
- GPS services included
- Life Alert app/cell phone services
- For cell phones, get Life Alert speed dial services
- For smartphones, get the Life Alert mobile app
How much is Life Alert?
The cost per month for a basic in-home Life Alert package in a 1,500-square foot home is $89.95 with a one-time fee of $199. For a plan with GPS tracking, the cost per month is $92. Call Life Alert’s toll-free line or visit the company’s website to see if it’s running any special promotions in your area or if you qualify for discounts.
Does Medicare cover Life Alert?
No, Life Alert systems usually aren’t covered by Medicare. However, if you have Medicare Advantage or Medicaid, you may be eligible for partial or full medical alert system coverage or reimbursement. You might also qualify for medical alert coverage under your long-term care insurance plan.
Is Life Alert worth it?
Life Alert offers nationwide service that lets you maintain your independence. If you’re searching for a comprehensive medical alert system with at-home and on-the-go capabilities, Life Alert’s products may be right for you.
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I got Life Alert for my sister who has a degenerative muscle disease. When I called for information, a rep called me back and we had a pleasant chat. When he told me the cost of Life Alert, I was taken back a little. There are SO MANY CHEAPER services! I've heard things about the cheaper services, though. Unreliable, battery needs charging, cheap equipment, unreliable at least 10% of the time. The rep wouldn't allow me to get off the phone, but not like a salesperson. More like a doctor. He asked many questions and made me realize that it would be unwise to go with anyone but Life Alert. I can understand how anyone else would have considered the rep "pushy." But he really crystalised the need for this service for my sister and I've heard the stories of how the other, younger companies who try to do the same thing, fall dangerously short.
Five months after we got her Life Alert, my sister locked herself in her basement and couldn't open the door. The Life Alert unit was not within reach of her voice. She had no way of telling the operator what the problem was. The police were at her door in 5 minutes. Life Alert knew where she kept an extra key. The police arrived and heard her calling from the basement. Without Life Alert, she may have been there for days! I called my sales rep and thanked him for being pushy! This saved my sister's life.
My mom did not feel well about 2:30am in the morning. While I live only 12 miles away, Life Alert had called me, and my three friend backups to let them know what was going on. They called me as I was driving dark back roads to get to my mom. They also alerted my friends to what was going on. They let me know when the paramedics arrived to my mom and that they had taken her to the hospital. I was so grateful for their detailed customer service. My mom, who is 85 now, is just fine...but she got to the hospital in time. By time I arrived to the hospital she was already in a room with MDs/nurses being taken care of... Thank you Life Alert-
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I had a very positive experience with Life Alert when I recently fell and broke my hip, I had my button on a chain around my neck- I knew as soon as I fell that I broke my hip. When I pressed the button a wonderful and helpful person answered. I was told she would help me and informed what was happening. This included-the firemen are here- they are opening the garage- the ambulance is on the way. I was told she would stay on the line until I was in the ambulance. It was all very comforting. I am 88 and live alone. I would not be without Life Alert! I am grateful that such a service exists.
I woke up about 6 AM. Didn’t feel quite right, my right hand felt different, and within about a half hour I couldn’t move my right leg and then my right arm. I pushed the Life Alert button and within seconds the Life Alert was talking to me. There was no doubt I would have been paralyzed. I didn’t know I was having a stroke. But after the first responders were here and talked to the Life Alert man, he remarked, “that was the sickest thing I’ve ever seen.” I have praised Life Alert to the people I associate with at my community center I go to and to my friends at the local AM legion, and anyone who will listen. Life Alert saved my life.
About 3 weeks ago, I fell outside (didn’t get hurt). I pushed my Life Alert button, not sure if it went through. Less than a minute or so my phone rang and it was Life Alert saying, “Paramedics are on the way.” Then asked if I was hurt and then said they would call my daughter. I said my son-in-law was on his way up. I was able to call him. Life Alert called paramedics and son-in-law, and talked to them. So, I am so glad I had it or I would have been in trouble. If I hadn’t had Life Alert, I don’t know what would have happened. Where I fell, no one would have seen me and it would have been an hour and a half before my daughter would have called, and then when I didn’t answer, they would have come up to see where I was, and been really worried… Yes, I am thankful for Life Alert.
I am 80 years old and live by myself. Since my son enrolled me in Life Alert I have had to call for help (4) times. The first (3) calls was because I lost my balance and fell down and needed help to get back up. The last time was severe pain in one of my legs and knee in the middle of the night. Had to be taken to the ER for X-Rays and treatment. I cannot tell you what a help Life Alert has been to me. The police that came to my house with the ambulance and the EMTs were so nice to me, and arrived very quickly, and knew exactly how to get in my house and had all my information in order to treat me. Thank you for your service! God bless!
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On one occasion, I fell and could not get up. Life Alert sent paramedics within fifteen minutes. Always on time! Thank you, Life Alert.
Life Alert has always been here for me even when I push my button by mistake. A couple of months ago my carbon monoxide alarm went off. Life Alert was right here. They called the fire dept. Fire department came right away, checked everything out. It was the smoke from my grill coming through my kitchen window that caused the alarm to go off. I love Life Alert!
I am happy that I have a Life Alert pendant. I wasn’t feeling well one evening and I pressed my pendant and your staff was great. They called for an ambulance which arrived shortly, and EMS said I was allergic to some new meds that I had taken that night and didn’t think I needed to go to the hospital. Life Alert was in touch with the paramedics and received good news. Thanks.
I was on my way to the bathroom, when all of a sudden, my whole right side, from my head to my toes, went completely numb. I had my cane with me and just made it to the bathroom. I sat on the seat and pressed the Life Alert button on my necklace. Your person answered immediately and got the fire dept. They unlocked my door and the ambulance was there and got me to the hospital before the stroke I had could do any damage to my brain. Thank you.
I had tripped over the wheel of my walker and fell down on the slate floor of my front hall and couldn’t get up. I called Life Alert and they called the fire department. EMS came and found the key to the front door and came in, and lifted me off the floor, and I started walking again. I didn’t get hurt. Thank you.
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