Technology for the Elderly

caremate1Technology has really improved our different means of communications whether be it in personal or corporate purposes. It is observed as well that users of these forms of technology are the young people and those who are in the working class. But, what about those in their senior years and those who are already sick? There must be an elderly personal alarm that would provide fast way to communicate whenever emergency arises so that medical attention and treatment might be administered without delay. Imagine having such would decrease the percentage of mortality due to deprival of medical response.

Every minute counts!

Responding to an immediate medical issue requires making a vital call on the part of the patient. Providers of these devices offer two ways of maximizing this technology for the sick, the monitored and the non-monitored. It is interesting to note that there are two devices that seniors can use – a pendant and a handheld phone wherein one can program up to three phone numbers to call on in case of emergency.

When calling up a person who has a monitored service, you will be diverted to the call center when your call is left unanswered by the three numbers you gave. This elderly personal alarm service requires a regular fee to be paid. For the unmonitored one, at least one phone number has to respond to the call made by the patient or else the patient is left waiting for medical assistance.

Medical response made easy

The elderly have nothing else to rely on but the constant patience and concern we give them, and through that, we pay attention to their medical needs. Providing alarms for elderly will surely address this issue where the patient has to be given medical assistance even though there is no one to assist to call for an ambulance. Time is an important thing and is something that is never to be taken for granted especially during these times of emergency.

Friendly reminders

Since these elderly personal alarm devices rely on stored electricity, these have to be charged from time to time. More importantly, one has to make sure that when leaving a patient alone, these devices – the handheld device and the pendant have to be fully charged. Batteries of these devices are designed to sustain a day just in time while family members are out for work. Also, the devices are self-installed and one only has to read instructions to program the numbers and to be used by the patient.

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