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Find the Best Medical Alert Systems in Denver, CO

As people age, they become more susceptible to getting hurt at home. In fact, falling is the leading cause of injuries for aging seniors, according to the National Council on Aging. Medical alert systems save lives by contacting family, caregivers or medical professionals in the case of injury. We researched the best medical alert systems in Denver.

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Medical Guardian
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  • Free risk assessment
  • Rates start at $29.95
  • Available in Denver
  • In-home & mobile systems

Help when you need it!

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MedicalAlert
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  • Free monitoring assessment
  • Starting at $18.29/month
  • Neck & wrist options
  • Available in Denver

Medical alerts for seniors starting at $19.95/month with ranges up to 600 feet and backup battery life up to 30 hours. Add fall detection for an extra $10/month.

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LifeFone
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  • Available in Denver
  • Less than $1 per day
  • BBB A+ rating
  • 24/7 professional care assistance

Medical alerts systems start at $24.95/month with no equipment fees. In-home base station ranges up to 1,300 feet, and the mobile battery life lasts up to 42 hours. Fall detection is optional for an additional for $5/month. Provides free protection for spouses with basic monitoring services.

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Philips Lifeline
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  • Response associates available 24/7
  • 12-second average answer time
  • Lifeline-owned response center in North America
  • Available in Denver
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MobileHelp
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  • FDA registered company
  • Available in Denver
  • No long-term contracts
  • Plans from $19.95/mo.

At-home medical alert systems with a 600-foot range start at $19.95/month. Mobile systems with up to two-day backup battery start at $24.95/month. Fall detection available for an additional $10/month.

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LifeStation
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  • Help buttons for the home
  • Available in Denver
  • 5 minute self-setup
  • Starts at $25.95/month

Prices start at $19.95/month for in-home medical alert system and mobile systems with GPS. Optional fall detection is available for $7/month.

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How to choose a medical alert system in Denver

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The benefit of a medical alert system is to get help if you've fallen or had a health issue where you can't reach a phone. It can also be used to call for help in the event of an intruder or fire. Approximately 18 percent of the population in Denver is above 60 years old and so is almost 20 percent of Northern Colorado.

Falls contribute to 70 percent of accidental deaths in people 75 years and older, and getting immediate care can improve a patient's chances of recovery. Those taking medication or with impaired vision and weakness in legs and feet could be at greater risk for a fall.

The elderly aren't the only ones who benefit from a medical alert system, but also people:

  • With a medical condition, such as epilepsy
  • Taking medication that causes dizziness
  • In recovery from a surgery
  • Undergoing physical therapy
  • Who live alone

When considering a medical alert system in Denver, there are questions to ask, such as:

  • Does it require batteries or a landline telephone connection?
  • If it has a battery, what is the battery life? What is the sign that the battery needs to be replaced?
  • Is the equipment worn on the body, mounted on the wall or both?
  • How does the installation process work?
  • What is the range? Does it work outside the home? Can it travel with you?
  • Do smartphone apps extend the range of service?
  • Is there an option for automatic fall detection if you're unable to push the button?
  • Are emergency contacts notified if the alarm is set off?
  • Is it waterproof? Can you use it in the shower or while swimming?
  • Is there a risk-free trial period?

The cost of a medical alert system varies by company and services. In many cases, a basic in-home only service is the cheapest option, and then customers can opt to pay additional for automatic fall protection, on-the-go protection or in-the-car protection. Besides the basic cost, there can be fees for equipment, installation and cancellation. Depending on the company, you are either purchasing or leasing the equipment.

In some cases and states, Medicaid may cover some of the costs of a medical alert system. Some insurance companies may offer discounts, too. There also may be discounts available to AARP members, veterans and members of other organizations.

Denver Medical Alert Systems Reviews

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Medical Guardian

Medical Guardian offers products that are waterproof and able to be used while showering and swimming. They also offer a Family Guardian plan where family and friends can monitor an individual’s activity level through the day. Some customers reported issues with customer service and getting a refund.

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MedicalAlert

MedicalAlert provides service at home, in the shower and away from home for a monthly price. The company’s mobile app allows caregivers to check on their loved ones with location monitoring, communication and notifications.

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LifeFone

LifeFone doesn’t charge for activation or equipment and offers a 30-day money back guarantee. With some plans, spouses are protected for free. Customers report an easy-to-use system and a customer service team that’s responsive and helpful.

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Philips Lifeline

Active seniors love the customized response plans, automatic fall detection and two-way voice communication available with the GoSafe and HomeSafe devices by Philips Lifeline. With devices built to meet a variety of needs, even medication dispensing, the company makes sure you're covered at all times. Founded in 1974, Philips was the first company to provide medical alert devices to consumers.

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LifeStation

LifeStation offers in-home and on-the-go services with features such as automatic e-mail notifications to an emergency contact and automatic fall detection. Some Denver customers reported issues with response and customer service, while others said they received timely care.

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