By Zac Carman | ConsumerAffairs.com
A quick Internet search yields many medical alert clones. While Comparing the prices and terms can be a baffling task, especially for seniors who may not be incredibly Internet savvy, there’s little doubt there are savings to be had.
ConsumerAffairs.com compared the prices and terms of medical alert providers and what we discovered was that they all use similar technology.
In our research we found that it is important to compare set-up fees, monthly prices, contractual terms, spousal coverage and pendant range. Anyone shopping for a home medical alarm should ask for a list of local references and read the contract carefully.
Elderly persons should also check with their Area Agency on Aging. The AAAs are regional public or, in some cases, private not-for-profit, agencies that coordinate services and information for the elderly. A complete list of agencies is available at www.n4a.org/.
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