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Best Medical Alert Systems of 2024

Our experts tested and researched 20 medical alert devices and narrowed the list to their top recommendations.

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Taylor Shuman,
Senior Tech Expert & Editor
Who is Taylor Shuman?
As SeniorLiving.org’s tech expert and editor, Taylor has years of experience reviewing products and services for seniors. She is passionate about breaking down stigmas related to seniors and technology. She loves finding innovative ways to teach seniors about products and… Learn More
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Linda Schlenker
Linda Schlenker,
Fall Prevention & Senior Safety Expert
Who is Linda Schlenker?
Linda earned her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University and has assisted 10,000+ seniors throughout her 25-year career. She specializes in home health care and fall prevention for seniors and has nearly three decades of experience recommending medical… Learn More
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Our Methodology
After hours of hands-on testing and research, our medical alert experts chose the best medical alert systems for seniors.
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Citations
  1. National Insitute on Aging (NIA). (2022). Falls and Fractures in Older Adults: Causes and Prevention.

  2. Australasian Journal on Ageing. (2008). Brief Report: Personal emergency alarms: What impact do they have on older people’s lives?.

  3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2023). Facts About Falls.

Written By:
Taylor Shuman
Senior Tech Expert & Editor
As SeniorLiving.org’s tech expert and editor, Taylor has years of experience reviewing products and services for seniors. She is passionate about breaking down stigmas related to seniors and technology. She loves finding innovative ways to teach seniors about products and… Learn More About Taylor Shuman
Reviewed By:
Linda Schlenker
Fall Prevention & Senior Safety Expert
Linda earned her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University and has assisted 10,000+ seniors throughout her 25-year career. She specializes in home health care and fall prevention for seniors and has nearly three decades of experience recommending medical… Learn More About Linda Schlenker