GreatCall Medical Alert Review
ConsumersAdvocate.org Rating: 8.7 / 10 (Very good)
Why They’re a Good Choice
GreatCall offers a truly mobile solution to people searching for medical alert services. Using GPS technology, their alert system can pinpoint a user's exact location no matter where they are and instantly inform professionally trained response teams. This is a leap in progress from standard medical alert systems with limited ranges.
What’s included with the new Lively Alert from GreatCall
Fully mobile system – frees you from the confines of your home, no effective range limits.
Highly-flexible – The medical alert device can be attached to keychains, purses, backpacks, etc.
Fall Detection – Automatically detects a fall and gets help.
GPS Location Tracking – Stores frequent locations and has advanced locating features.
IAED Certified Response Agents – Agents are fully trained in CPR and other emergency care treatments.
24/7 Response – Includes the ability to speak to a nurse or doctor and get common prescriptions.
Multi-lingual Support – Ability to provide transcription support for over 100 languages.
GreatCall Link Compatible – Launch the app over your smartphone and get instant information on your loved one’s location.
**Stores important medical information for easy access during a medical emergency
No contracts or installation fee
No cancellation fees
The Bottom Line
GreatCall is a capable service that provides good value for the money. A basic cost of $19.99 a month with no installation fee or contracts makes enrolling in this medical alert service truly attractive. The key feature is its GPS location service which makes it possible for seniors to move more freely and live a more independent lifestyle. The ability to locate our loved ones with the use of an app, gives us that extra assurance and peace of mind that help will always be available during an emergency.