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Technical comparison of those "I've fallen and I can't get up" outfits
Old 11-18-2007, 08:48 AM   #1
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Technical comparison of those "I've fallen and I can't get up" outfits

I bought my parents a subscription to the company's product (Good Housekeeping approved). While it works as advertised, there is one aspect that I am slightly concerned about. When they press the button the box announces an emergency 3 times (expected), but after that it takes 30-45 seconds before somebody comes on the line to inquire about the problem.

Does anybody else have experience with these companies and is that amount of delay typical?

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Old 11-18-2007, 09:52 AM   #2
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We bought a similar system for my father a long while back after he fell and was down most of a day before he was discovered.

He kept forgetting to put it on.

We wound up moving him to assisted living, with which he was quite happy. And a lot safer.
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