Alert1, Home Medical Alert: Review

Alert1, Home Medical Alert: Review

The Basics

Product name: Home , Home Fall Detection 

Manufacturer / Distributor: Alert1

Compilation: Sept. 2015. Updated Q4 2018.

This page contains our Alert1 Home , Home Fall Detection review.

 

 

Analyst Summary: Alert1 Home , Home Fall Detection

These two medical alert systems are designed to work at home only, and are conceptually similar. The difference between them is whether they have a pendant with or without a fall detection alogrithm in it, and whether they connect to the responder via a landline or over the cellular network.

Voice communication is through the base station in each case and not through the pendant.

 

 

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Product Line & Company: Alert1

Alert 1 gets favorable reviews on various online review sites, and seems like it makes it to the top 10 or 20 vendors by online "buzz". They have a full range of medical alert systems.

  • A conventional "at-home" system, which also comes with an option fall detection pendant;
  • A small "mobile" pendant;
  • A somewhat larger fall detection, go-anywhere pendant that looks identical to the premium Guardian we tested from Medical Guardian.
  • ... .........Read more

 

About this Research

This product review is part of an extensive series of medical alert system reviews of over 50 products, including hands-on evaluation and real-world testing of the most promising ones, in real-world situations.

These reviews and analyses are part of our Research Project designed to help older adults and their families Choose the Right Medical Alert System for THEM — the result of which is our Medical Alert Systems: Selection Guide.

We have tried hard to make this research as independent and objective as possible. It has not been funded or sponsored by any of the vendors of these products, and includes no advertising or "sponsored content". The team that conducted this research has strong scientific, clinical, and aging services backgrounds. You can read more about the team that did this research at the links above. 

 

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