Why would you want a Medical Alert Device? Explorers discuss

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If using a medical alert device is not for everyone, then what type of person is most likely to want one? The group suggests that it is likely someone who lives alone and perhaps feels frail or vulnerable to a medical condition. But someone asks why a 30-year old might not want one if they feel unsafe on a ladder, for example. Later, most agree that aesthetics matter, and that many people will agree to wear a device that is attractive or inconspicuous.

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from the Commonwealth Club Exporer circle discussion November 16th, 2015.

 

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personal emergency alert, PERS, medical alert systems