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Find the Best Medical Alert Systems in Green Bay, WI

Thinking about worst-case health scenarios is unpleasant, but it’s important to be prepared for circumstances when timely medical assistance is critical. Medical alert systems ensure that you or your loved one gets medical attention quickly after a fall or during a health emergency. We researched the best medical alert systems in Green Bay to guide you through the different features and service options.

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Medical Guardian
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  • Available in Green Bay
  • Free AT&T cellular service
  • Automatic fall alert
  • Over 200,000 lives protected

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Medical Alert
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  • Available in Green Bay
  • 24/7 UL-accredited emergency monitoring center
  • Will stay on the line until help arrives
  • 2nd button free

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 Green Bay
  • 24/7 professional care assistance
  • No activation or equipment fees
  • 30-day money back guarantee

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
  • Available in Green Bay
  • Lifeline-owned response center in North America
  • Pay month-to-month, no long-term contract
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Mobilehelp
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  • Available in Green Bay
  • No landline needed
  • No long-term contracts
  • 30-day risk-free trial

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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  • Available in Green Bay
  • Waterproof button
  • Starting at $19.95/mo
  • No activation fee

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 Green Bay

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In Green Bay, where 12 percent of the population is 65 or older and an additional 10 percent have a disability of some kind, medical alert systems provide an important service. In fact, medical alert systems in Green Bay give residents options, allowing them to live independently in their homes rather than move to expensive assisted living facilities.

While these systems can provide help in a variety of situations, falls are the most common emergency. More than one in four seniors 65 and over fall each year, making falls the number one injury and cause of death by injury in that age group.

Generally, most medical alert systems work the same way, though they do have some differences. When users need help, they press a button that’s worn either on a necklace or wristband. That connects them to the service provider, who talks to the user. Depending on the situation, the provider will contact emergency services or a loved one on the user’s contact list. If the user is unable to respond, emergency services will be dispatched.

Many medical alert systems require either a landline or AT&T cellular coverage. This isn’t to say you need to have AT&T as a wireless provider; as long as you have AT&T coverage in your area you will be fine. Fortunately, Green Bay typically has good coverage from AT&T.

When considering which medical alert system is right for your situation, think about the following factors:

  • What is the range of the system? Do you need a GPS-enabled mobile option?
  • How much information do your loved ones want on a regular basis?
  • Are there other services you need the medical alert system to provide, such as low-battery notifications or medication reminders?
  • Does the company offer a risk-free trial?

Most companies offer home options or on-the-go options, sometimes called mobile options, which are GPS-enabled so users can have protection no matter where they are. Medical device help buttons are typically waterproof or heavily water-resistant and can be worn while bathing or showering.

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Medical Guardian

Medical Guardian’s home base covers a 1,300-foot range and has up to 32 hours of battery stored in case of a power outage. It uses AT&T coverage for its services. Users receive an alert when the battery on their wearable device is low. Their system can notify family members when there is unusual activity. Customer reviews show that users are happy with the service.

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Medical Alert

Medical Alert can utilize landlines or AT&T coverage, depending on the user preference. Features include fall detection, as well as various options for caregivers. The response center offers languages other than English, though you’ll need to get in contact with them to ask about a specific language need. While reviews reveal very few issues with the service, some users have experienced frustration with the billing department.

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LifeFone

LifeFone, founded in 1976, offers value by covering a spouse for free. The company also doesn’t charge for activation or equipment. Fall detection is an add-on feature for both at-home and on-the-go devices. Customers in Wisconsin appreciated LifeFone’s courteous representatives and rapid response time.

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Philips Lifeline

HomeSafe and GoSafe pedants and wristbands by Philips are water resistant and have automatic fall detection. Response associates, based in the U.S. and Canada, are available 24/7/365. The average answer time is 12 seconds and the average tenure of associates is seven years. Founded in 1974, Philips Lifeline was a pioneer of medical alert device technology and remains a leader today.

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LifeStation

A fall detection feature automatically calls LifeStation when it senses a fall has occurred. The home base has a 500-foot range and up to 32 hours of standby power in case of a loss of electricity in the home. This system automatically tests the connection each week to ensure it’s functioning properly. Customers frequently report accidentally activating their alert, but note that the response team is very kind when that happens.

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