In parts 1 and 2 of our series on remodeling a home to make it safer for aging parents, we emphasized structural changes such as widening doorways and making floors slip-proof. Today, we'll cover the kitchen. It's important for senior citizens to be able to prepare a meal for themselves...Read More
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How is the EMC Medical Alert Pendant different from other personal emergency alert and response systems?
With the EMC Medical Alert the customer has the choice of getting the Home Version or the Home & Yard Version. The can upgrade from the Home Version to the Home & Yard Version without having to purchase a completely new system. Also, if the customer decides to do away with their phone line, a cellular accessory can be added to either system.
Who monitors the medical alert alarm signals?
EMC Security’s fully redundant Emergency Response Center is located in Suwanee, Georgia monitors all emergency medical alarms. The 24 hr/365 days monitoring center is UL listed with a CSAA 5 Diamond Certified monitoring center staff.
What is the operating range of the system?
EMC Medical Alert pendants have a range of 600 ft from the base station. That’s the length of 2 football fields or coverage of about 3 acres.
How can I wear the pendant?
The EMC Medical Alert Pendant can be worn around the neck, with a wrist band or clipped to the waistline of pants or walker.
Can I wear the EMC Medical Alert Pendant in the shower?
Yes. Both types of the EMC Medical Alert Pendants meet Water Spray Standard IP-X5.
After you call a contact person or EMS to help do you hang up?
No. Our trained Emergency Response Operators with stay on the line with the individual until help walks through the door.
How many pendants can you use in a single household?
The Home System can support up to 9 pendants on one base unit. The Home and Yard System can support up to 4 two-way voice pendants and/or wall communicators.
What if the power goes out?
The EMC Medical Alert has a rechargeable battery backup system that will operate the system for approximately 24 hr.
Who installs the EMC Medical Alert?
The EMC Medical Alert comes with an easy to follow Quick Install Guide for self installation. However professional home installation is available in certain areas for a nominal fee.