If you are yourself a senior, or perhaps you have a senior friend or relative who lives alone that you don’t get to check up on as often as you would like, then you may have come across senior medical alarms and services but not really understood how they can help.
A Senior medical alarm is a form of Medical alert that can help to provide peace of mind to the wearer and their friends and relatives but can also literally be the difference between life and death in the form of accident or illness.
A senior medical alarm can be worn around the neck or simply kept on the person at all times and be an instant link to the emergency services that monitor the alarm 24 hours a day. That means that if the wearer suddenly gets frightened by an intruder, has a trip or fall or suddenly falls ill due to a medical condition, such as having a heart attack, then the emergency services can instantly be alerted without any need to get to a phone or be noticed by anyone else.
In cases where seniors live alone, this can give a wonderful sense of security but can also mean that emergency help is provided as quickly as possible which can literally sometimes make the difference as to whether someone lives or dies. Therefore, using a medical alert can be absolutely essential, especially in the case where a known illness or potential health issue exists.
These senior medical alarms are incredibly easy to use and will instantly allow the emergency services to already know the address that they are going to and possibly even any medical issues in advance, therefore leading to the very fastest and very best response that anyone in an emergency could hope for.