LifeStation provides 24-hour monitoring for elderly or disabled persons. The customer wears an alert button around their neck, on their belt, or on their wrist. The button is wirelessly connected to a phone line. When the button is pressed, a monitoring device calls to a 24-hour service center, where someone ca confirm the emergency and contacts the appropriate family members, neighbors or emergency responders.
- LifeStation’s monthly fee is significantly less expensive than Philips Lifeline. Unlike how Philips Lifeline is generallly sold, LifeStation is sold directly to the public, eliminating the “middle man.”
- There is no up-front “installation” or “activation” fee
- Pendant battery lasts 4 years, according to the company
- LifeStation has been in the medical alert business for 30 years
- In our experience, LifeStation’s customer service was very responsive and helpful. There was no sales pressure applied.
- 30-day return policy
- LifeStation offers fewer equipment options compared to Philips Lifeline
- The alert button devices are a quite dowdy. They look inexpensive.
- The device must be installed by the customer
- Not available in Canada