BEST MEDICAL ALERT SYSTEMS OF 2017

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Medical Guardian

9.9/10

Shopping Experience

9.9

Equipment & Setup

9.7

Cost & Value

9.9

Monitoring Service & Reputation

9.9

  • TOP-RATED MEDICAL ALERT SYSTEM OF 2017

  • Best value of all systems tested

  • Fastest response time of any call center

  • CSAA Five Diamond Certified emergency responders

  • High quality, attractive system hardware

MobileHelp

9.7/10

Shopping Experience

9.6

Equipment & Setup

9.8

Cost & Value

9.6

Monitoring Service & Reputation

9.7

  • From $24.95/month, no equipment fees

  • High quality, attractive equipment

  • Friendly, knowledgeable customer care

  • 30-day risk free trial

  • FREE EXTRAS FOR PHONE ORDERS - just mention "InHome" when you call

LifeStation

9.7/10

Shopping Experience

9.8

Equipment & Setup

9.6

Cost & Value

9.7

Monitoring Service & Reputation

9.7

  • From $23.95/month, no equipment fees

  • Live customer-care reps answer every call

  • Various base station color options available

  • CSAA-certified care specialists available 24/7

  • Console unit is UL-safe

ADT Medical Alert

9.5/10

Shopping Experience

9.5

Equipment & Setup

9.5

Cost & Value

9.4

Monitoring Service & Reputation

9.5

  • Most trusted brand in security

  • From $27.99/month, no equipment fees

  • No activation fees

  • Best-in-class service and monitoring

  • ForeverRate pricing (monthly fee never goes up)

LifeFone

9.2/10

Shopping Experience

9

Equipment & Setup

9

Cost & Value

9.2

Monitoring Service & Reputation

9.7

  • From $24.95/month, no equipment fees

  • No activation fees

  • 30-day risk-free trial

  • Fall detection is competitively priced at $5–10/month

  • Monthly inactivity check-ins

8.8/10

Shopping Experience

8.5

Equipment & Setup

8.5

Cost & Value

9

Monitoring Service & Reputation

9

  • From $29.95/month, no equipment fees

  • 30-day risk-free trial

  • 24/7 EMT Certified Bilingual Lifesafety operators

  • Automatic system tests conducted every 28 days

GREATCALL LIVELY MOBILE MEDICAL ALERT DEVICE

A mobile gps medical alert device works like a traditional in-home unit, except it can be taken outside of the house.

GreatCall Lively

9.3/10

Buying Experience

9.5

Equipment & Setup

9.5

Cost & Value

9

Monitoring Service & Reputation

9.2

  • From $19.99/month, $49.99 device fee

  • Uses Verizon’s 3G network

  • Completely waterproof

  • Easy drop-in charger, no messy cords

  • Automatic fall detection available

OTHER PROVIDERS WORTH CONSIDERING

While the following companies below did not quite make our 2017 IHSG Certification List, they are still worth considering.

Philips Lifeline

7.6/10

Shopping Experience

7.5

Equipment & Setup

7.2

Cost & Value

8.5

Monitoring Service & Reputation

7

  • Most expensive plans

  • Mandatory $50 activation fee

Life Alert

6.8/10

Shopping Experience

7

Equipment & Setup

7.5

Cost & Value

6

Monitoring Service & Reputation

6.5

  • Medical alert systems industry pioneered (“Help, I've fallen and I can't get up”)

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