Best Medical Alert Systems With Fall Detection for Seniors

Our experts tested 20 medical alert systems with fall detection and narrowed down the list to our top picks in 2024.

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  3. The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation. (2011). People with Alzheimer’s at High Risk of Falls and Injury.

  4. John Hopkins Medicine. (2020). Hearing Loss Linked to Three Fold Risk of Falling.

  5. CDC. (2023). Facts About Falls.

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Taylor Shuman
Senior Tech Expert & Editor
As’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
Occupational Therapist
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