New Medical Care Alert Pendant Combines
GPS, Cellular Voice, and Automatic Fall Detection
Two-ounce pendant gives active seniors
independence and peace of mind wherever they go for around $1 a day
NORTHVILLE, Mich., July 29, 2015 - Medical Care Alert, a leading
national provider of personal emergency response systems for seniors, today
announced availability of its new HOME & AWAY ELITE mobile GPS
medical alert system. Worn around the neck or on the hip, the small
two-ounce pendant can summon help 24/7 from anywhere in the USA using the
AT&T Wireless network. The HOME & AWAY ELITE represents the next
generation in mobile and automatic fall detection medical alert systems.
"Today's older Americans live very active lifestyles," said Bryan
Stapp, President of Medical Care Alert. "They want 24/7 protection
everywhere they go. The HOME & AWAY ELITE system fits their active lifestyle
with an easy to use, lightweight emergency pendant that protects them anywhere
they go in the USA."
Not Your Grandmother's Panic Button
Unlike traditional medical alert systems that only work
inside the home, the new HOME & AWAY ELITE system follows the user anywhere
they go in the USA with AT&T Wireless cellular coverage. The HOME &
AWAY ELITE is designed for younger, active seniors who still work or travel.
The small 1.9 ounce pendant combines GPS location services, 2-way cellular
voice communication, and optional Automatic
Fall Detection. The system summons help at the press of the button,
providing the exact GPS location of the user to dispatch a neighbor, family
member or EMS emergency services as needed.
Automatic Fall Detection Features
Over one-in-three seniors fall annually, with 43 percent of
these falls occurring outside the home according to the U.S. Centers for
Disease Control. As the population ages, the number of falls and the costs to
treat related injuries are both likely to increase.
fall detection on the HOME & AWAY ELITE can summon help if the user is
unable to press the emergency help button themselves. Using internal sensors
and cloud-based algorithms, the system compares the fall activity detected by
the pendant with thousands of actual fall patterns to determine if an actual
"The ELITE pendant can tell the difference between an actual fall and
someone sitting down too quickly," said Stapp. "This helps prevent
false alarms, common with the older "man-down" style fall
HOME & AWAY ELITE medical alert systems start at $36.62 a month, including
free priority shipping and an EMS Safety key storage Lockbox. Ordering
information available at www.MedicalCareAlert.com.
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Medical Care Alert's "Help At The Push Of A Button" medical alert
monitoring service provides independence and peace of mind for thousands of
seniors and their families in all 50 states. Systems cost around $1 day, with
nothing to buy and no long term contracts. The company has an A+ rating with
the BBB and with Angie's List, receiving the Angie's List Super Service Award
three years running. Learn more at https://www.MedicalCareAlert.com.