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Notes
All information about range and battery life is as reported by these companies and has not been verified by RatingLab.
"ASSA" is American Senior Safety Agency, VRI is Valued Relationships, Inc.
VRI has three pricing plans, and with the lowest monthly rate ($15) the customer must purchase the equipment for $175. Assuming the unit will be used at least 18 months, this is the best deal.
Top PickBrand & ModelOur RatingRangeRefunds (days)Initial CostMonthly costUser ratings
StarLifeStation Medical Alert System5-star400n/a$0$26-3023 votes, average: 4.17 out of 523 votes, average: 4.17 out of 523 votes, average: 4.17 out of 523 votes, average: 4.17 out of 523 votes, average: 4.17 out of 5
StarPhillips Lifeline5-starVariesn/a$50-65$37-4530 votes, average: 4.73 out of 530 votes, average: 4.73 out of 530 votes, average: 4.73 out of 530 votes, average: 4.73 out of 530 votes, average: 4.73 out of 5
VRI Medical Alert4-star250'-600'30$0-$50$3011 votes, average: 4.45 out of 511 votes, average: 4.45 out of 511 votes, average: 4.45 out of 511 votes, average: 4.45 out of 511 votes, average: 4.45 out of 5
ADT Companion Service3-star300'none$150$333 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5
Rescue Alert Medical Alert System3-star600'30$0$2810 votes, average: 4.80 out of 510 votes, average: 4.80 out of 510 votes, average: 4.80 out of 510 votes, average: 4.80 out of 510 votes, average: 4.80 out of 5
Senior Safety Medical Alert3-starn/a30$0$2515 votes, average: 4.73 out of 515 votes, average: 4.73 out of 515 votes, average: 4.73 out of 515 votes, average: 4.73 out of 515 votes, average: 4.73 out of 5
Walgreens Ready Response3-star250'n/a$35$358 votes, average: 4.25 out of 58 votes, average: 4.25 out of 58 votes, average: 4.25 out of 58 votes, average: 4.25 out of 58 votes, average: 4.25 out of 5
Matrix Interactive Lifelink2-star100'30$289$010 votes, average: 5.00 out of 510 votes, average: 5.00 out of 510 votes, average: 5.00 out of 510 votes, average: 5.00 out of 510 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Life Alert Classic1-star150'n/a$200$507 votes, average: 2.71 out of 57 votes, average: 2.71 out of 57 votes, average: 2.71 out of 57 votes, average: 2.71 out of 57 votes, average: 2.71 out of 5