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Life Alert® Costs Compared to
Medical Care Alert's Medical Alert Systems

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Medical Care Alert ® Life Alert ®
Monthly Fee $25.95 - $40.95 $29.95 - $59.95¹
Length of Agreement Month-to Month 3 years
Stay on the Line
Until Help Arrives
Included Included
Based In Northville, MI USA Yes No
Free Spouse Coverage Yes No
Pricing & Terms Posted Online Yes No

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¹ Life Alert is a registered trademark of Life Alert Emergency Response, Inc. Life Alert® website accessed on 9/21/2015. Information updated quarterly

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Compare Medical Care Alert® to Life Alert® and you'll see some similarities. For example, both companies provide 24/7 emergency monitoring at the push of a button. Also, medical alert systems are all each company does. However, when you compare the costs of Life Alert® versus Medical Care Alert , you'll see meaningful differences as well.

We understand that situations can change for seniors and their families, so unlike our competitor, we offer quarterly, semi-annual and annual service plans. Life Alert® offers a 3-year contract and includes a $95 set up fee. Medical Care Alert does not charge any extra fees beyond the service plan. We post our prices online so you understand your expenses upfront; you must call Life Alert® to get a price quote. Furthermore, Life Alert® only allows 24 hours from time of purchase to cancel. Otherwise, Life Alert® requires a 3 year contract that can only be broken if the customer dies alone in his or her home. Medical Care Alert allows you to cancel at any time, and we refund any unused pre-paid fees when our medical alert device equipment is returned.

Our competitor pays for extensive TV advertising. Medical Care Alert does not have extensive, high cost TV advertising, which enables us to charge our customers less money, without requiring multi-year contracts which may not be appropriate for all families and situations. Choosing Medical Care Alert could save you more than $140 in the first year alone versus the company you may have seen on TV. Read more about alternatives to Life Alert®.

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