Medical Guardian, Premium Guardian: Review
Product name: Premium Guardian
Manufacturer / Distributor: Medical Guardian
Compilation: Sept. 2015. Updated Q4 2018.
This page contains our Medical Guardian Premium Guardian review.
Analyst Summary: Medical Guardian Premium Guardian
This is a "go anywhere" PERS which works wherever there is cell coverage. It does not have an added base station in the home, so you need good cell coverage in your house for this to work well at home. It has auto-detection of falls (optional); 2 way voice through the wearable pendant; and is water resistant.
This product was included in our comparative analysis of "go anywhere" medical alerts, and more details of its performance are discussed here:
Update Q4 2018
Medical Guardian no longer sells this product, although it is still available from other vendors of the Numera Libris product, who usually call it something different.
The product is wholesaled by a company called Numera as the "Libris" and is also available from several other distributors, which is why you will see several apparently identical looking products to this in our selection tool, but with different names.
This product uses the AT&T network.
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Product Line & Company: Medical Guardian
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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.
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