Components of a Medical Alert System

Medical Alert Console

The Console. The console or base unit is the heart of the medical alert system. Pushing the emergency button on the console or activating a transmitter causes the console’s digital communicator to send the alarm signal to the central monitoring station via the standard telephone network. Generally the console is place in a central location within the home. The console allows 2 way voice communication to take place between the user and the ...
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Seniors Fear Losing Independence In Old Age Than Death

senior medical emergency

More seniors are afraid of losing their independence in old age and being forced to move into an assisted living facility than they are of dying, a new survey, by the national Disabled Living Foundation charity. As eldercare becomes increasingly more expensive, more than 66% of seniors fear becoming a burden on friends or family in their old age. While three in four seniors said they feared becoming sick in their golden years, just 29% said ...
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