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LifeCall Medical Alert Systems

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Medical alert systems are designed and geared towards the provision of emergency monitoring both inside and outside the home. They are usually employed by loved ones of vulnerable family members (usually the elderly) to guarantee their safety and protection at all times.
There are several companies involved in the provision of medical alert systems and services; however, this article focuses on one with a long history of providing dependable alert services.

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Overview

Since 1974, LifeCall is an American company with a long history of providing excellent monitoring services and efficient emergency alert systems to health care facilities catering to the elderly and individuals for use both indoors and on the go all over the United States.

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With a response center staffed with a workforce comprising CSAA-certified emergency care specialists that have been intensively trained and prepared for every possible emergency and are available all day, every day of the week, LifeCall ensures that you have the security you require and the assurance of safety that you deserve.

The LifeCall Standard Medical Alert System

Designed for in-home use, the LifeCall Standard is one of the most basic and easy-to-operate medical alert devices in the entire industry. From $21.00 per month

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Features

  • Base monitoring system.
  • Medical alert transmitter button
  • Affordable and easy to use
  • Two-way voice communication function
  • Built-in backup batteries

Pros

  • The LifeCall Standard has a wide range of compatibility with devices such as cable phones and even the traditional telephone.
  • The built-in backup battery guarantees the functionality of the medical alert device in power outage conditions for up to 24 hours.
  • The LifeCall Standard is quite easy to install.
  • Two-way voice communication and 24/7 access to the response center promotes real-time connection to the service center and quick response time
  • Affordable

Cons

  • Requires a landline
  • The range of the pendant is limited

The LifeCall Advanced (FallAlert Model)

Lifecall also offers an advanced version of the Lifecall Standard that is equipped with automatic fall detection sensors in wearable pendants. This LifeCall model is known as the LifeCall with FallALert model. From $27.45 per month

Features

  • Base monitoring system.
  • Medical alert transmitter button
  • Affordable and easy to use
  • Two-way voice communication function
  • Built-in backup batteries
  • Automatic fall detection
  • Wearable help button pendants

Pros

  • The LifeCall FallAlert model has a wide range of compatibility with devices such as cable phones and even the traditional telephone.
  • The built-in backup battery guarantees the functionality of the medical alert device in power outage conditions for up to 24 hours.
  • Two-way voice communication and 24/7 access to the response center promotes real-time connection to the service center and quick response time
  • Medical alert transmitter buttons promote ease and comfort by negating the need to carry the bulky base monitoring station around.
  • Automatic fall detection immediately and automatically opens up the two-way communication link between the user and the emergency response center upon detection of a fall.

Cons

  • The automatic fall detection feature is not error-proof as some falls may not be detected.
  • Use is restricted to home and home environment

The LifeCall In-Home Cellular Medical Alert System

For clients without a landline, the LifeCall cellular medical alert systems option that has all the great features of our other personal emergency response systems. From $30.00 per month. LifeCall also offers an advanced model of the Cellular Medical Alert system which has the inclusion of the automatic fall detection feature (FallAlert). Add $8.00 per month.

Features

  • 4G/LTE cellular technology
  • Connects using electricity only
  • Base monitoring unit and Medical Alert transmitter button
  • Optional FallAlert pendant for automatic fall detection.
  • Two-way voice communication feature
  • Built-in backup batteries
  • Supports AT&T network

Pros

  • The LifeCall Cellular is designed to connect using only electricity; it does not require a traditional telephone system (landline) making it the perfect solution for homes without landlines.
  • Two-way voice communication and 24/7 access to the response center promotes real-time connection to the service center and quick response time
  • Strong communication pathway (stronger than a cell phone).
  • The wearable help button makes it easier to avoid misplacing devices.
  • Automatic fall detection immediately and automatically opens up the two-way communication link between the user and the emergency response center upon detection of a fall.

Cons

  • Only supports AT&T network
  • Not all falls are detected by the automatic fall detector sensors
  • Users have to be within 600 feet of the base monitoring unit when the help button on the pendant or transmitter is pressed for emergency calls to be placed.

The LifeCall Mobile Alert System

The LifeCall Mobile Alert System is designed for users who desire protection and easy access to emergency services on the go. This system differs from all the previously mentioned ones in that it functions both indoors and outdoors.

Features

  • GPS, WiFI, and mobile network location-based services
  • 4G/LTE cellular conectivity for improved microphone/speaker performance
  • Operates up to 36 hours hour’s per charge
  • Small size
  • Wearable help button
  • Water-resistant
  • Shatter-resistant from six feet
  • Optional Advanced automatic fall detection with on-board sensors and cloud-based fall detection analysis using proprietary algorithms

Pros

  • All-round protection for every situation whether indoors or outdoors.
  • GPS, WiFI, and mobile network location-based services location technology makes real-time monitoring of user’s locations easier and helps facilitate reduced response time in emergencies.
  • Optional Automatic fall detection immediately and automatically opens up the two-way communication link between the user and the emergency response center upon detection of a fall.
  • Can be used both indoors and on-the-go
  • Its small size and wearability makes it easy to carry while moving from one place to another
  • Two-way voice communication and 24/7 access to the response center promotes real-time connection to the service center and quick response time
  • Strong battery capacity ensures that the device doesn’t have to be charged frequently.
  • Can be integrated with FallAlert

Cons

  • Cellular service is not always available
  • GPS/Wi/Fi location service is not always available
  • Some falls are not detected by Fall Alert

The LifeCall MobileAlert Pro System (Advanced Mobile +PLUS)

The LifeCall MobileAlert Pro System is the ultimate choice. It is an all-in-one mobile alert system that features a stationary base unit, a mobile device, a wrist or pendant button, and an optional FallAlert button. This highly versatile combination ensures that it is the perfect choice for coverage both indoors and on the go. From $36.62 per month.

Features

  • A stationary base unit.
  • A pendant or wrist button
  • A mobile device
  • Optional FallAlert button
  • Two-way voice communication feature
  • Automatic fall detection feature
  • GPS/WiFi location services
  • 4G/LTE cellular connectivity
  • 30hr backup battery capacity (36 hr for Mobile device).
  • Built-in 3-watt speaker and microphone
  • 10-level volume control with up & down buttons
  • Charger for Mobile Device

Pros

  • All-round protection for every situation whether indoors or outdoors.
  • GPS/WiFi location technology makes real-time monitoring of user’s locations easier and helps facilitate reduced response time in emergencies.
  • Automatic fall detection immediately and automatically opens up the two-way communication link between the user and the emergency response center upon detection of a fall.
  • Can be used both indoors and on-the-go
  • Its small size and wearability makes it easy to carry while moving from one place to another
  • Two-way voice communication and 24/7 access to the response centre promotes real-time connection to the service center and quick response time
  • Strong battery capacity ensures that the device doesn’t have to be charged frequently.
  • Can be integrated with FallAlert 

Cons

  • Cellular service is not always available
  • GPS location service is not always available
  • Some falls are not detected by Fall Alert

COSTS

The LifeCall Standard Medical Alert System

  • Monthly: $24.95/ month
  • Quarterly: $68.85/ 3 months
  • Annual: $252.45/ year
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The LifeCall FallAlert Model

  • Monthly: $36.95/ month
  • Quarterly: $89.85 3 months
  • Annual: $329.45/ year
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The LifeCall In-Home Cellular Medical Alert System

  • Monthly: $36.95/ month
  • Quarterly: $98.85/ 3 months
  • Annual: $362.45/ year
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With FallAlert Option

  • Monthly: $47.95/ month
  • Quarterly: $113.85/ 3 months
  • Annual: $417.45/ year
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The LifeCall Mobile Alert System

  • Monthly: $39.95/ month
  • Quarterly: $104.85/ 3 months
  • Annual: $384.45/ year
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With FallAlert Option

  • Monthly: $49.95/ month
  • Quarterly: $134.85/ 3 months
  • Annual: $494.45/ year
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The LifeCall MobileAlert Pro System (Advanced Mobile +PLUS)

  • Monthly: $44.95/ month
  • Quarterly: $119.85/ 3 months
  • Annual: $439.45/ year
  • Add $8.00 per month for fall detection
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It is important to note however that the prices listed above may increase with the inclusion of optional features such as FallAlert buttons and pendants.

RATINGS

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Summary

All in all, if what you’re after is a quality medical alert system provider at pocket-friendly prices, then LifeCall is ideal for you. With LifeCall there is always an option that guarantees quality alert services for you irrespective of your budget size.

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