Emergency Apps and Call Systems

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from: Longevity Explorers | Saratoga Retirement Community

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Listen to the group having a lively discussion of emergency apps on phones and smartphones). Cost is always a consideration, and when John mentions monthly pricing, someone calls it 'more than your electric bill'.

John counters by saying that the cost is a matter of one's priorities: When it comes to emergency calls, "I would rather be alive without electricity than dead with it." 

The image above shows the Jitterbug phone about which John is talking. It is designed specially for older adults. It comes with a red "5 *" button which connects directly to the monitoring service and provies the emergency response that John mentions.

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from the Saratoga Retirement Community circle discussion August 25th, 2015.


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Key words: 
emergency app, emergency call, medical emergency