Fall Alert Your Guide to Medical Alerts

Fall detection or a standard medical alert?

by admin on October 20, 2011

Fall detection sounds great. It’s a perfect concept for helping seniors. But the technology at this point is still imperfect. I understand that for most families, this sort of service is not about the money. They don’t mind paying more for fall detection to protect mom or dad better and that’s great! That’s excellent. But in order to avoid a high number of false alarms and potential frustration, I still have to recommend a standard medical alert to anyone in search of this service. People often ask, “What happens if mom falls, is knocked out momentarily, and can’t press a button?” The simple answer is she will press it when she comes to. In the vast majority of emergencies and falls, she is going to be conscious and able to press that medical alert button to get help…

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