How Life Protect 24/7 Care Specialists Respond to Medical Alerts

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Headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Life Protect 24/7 is a medical alert company that handles everything from booking sales for medical alert products, delivering the products, activating them, and providing customer service. Thanks to Life Protect 24/7’s devices, customers nationwide are assured of medical attention when they make a call.

When patients or seniors press the SOS button, they are instantly transferred to a care specialist stationed at one of the organization’s medical alert units. The care specialist will then speak to the patient through the mobile unit which has a sensitive speakerphone. The patient can instruct the care specialist to contact a family member, a friend, a neighbor, or even an ambulance, which the specialist will do.

Once the SOS button is pressed, calls do not go directly to 911. However, care specialists can call 911 if the patient instructs them to do so. The procedure the care specialists follow once a call is made will be determined solely by the patient. In fact, once a cellular unit is purchased, the patient can input specific instructions into the program which care specialists will follow once the SOS button is pressed. The medical alert facilities operate around the clock to handle emergency calls whenever they are made.

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Life Monitoring Units Offer Peace of Mind

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Life Protect 24/7 provides life monitoring units to seniors. With the push of a button, Life Protect 24/7 units connect to a network of monitoring centers where trained specialists can dispatch any kind of help needed in an emergency.

Life monitoring units are perhaps most used by seniors in the case of a fall or other emergency that keeps them from getting to a phone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one in every three adults over the age of 65 will fall in any given year. For seniors, falls can be debilitating, and the longer they lie waiting for help, the more severe the possible complications.

Life monitoring units can be worn as a pendant around the neck, or clipped to clothing. When a user pushes the button, the unit calls a monitoring center where operators assess the problem, and send the necessary emergency responders.

Just having the monitoring unit can offer peace of mind to the user and their family. According to AARP, life monitoring units encourage more freedom among seniors. They may move around more because they’re less afraid of the consequences of falling. In turn, their families know their loved ones won’t be stranded in case of emergency.

Summer Safety for Seniors

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Based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Life Protect 24/7 gives its customers additional peace of mind to live independently in their own homes with its medical alert services. In the event of an accident or a medical emergency, help is close at hand through Life Protect 24/7 every day of the year.

While winter poses unique hazards for older individuals, the dangers of the hot and sunny weather of summer shouldn’t be discounted. Of course, summer can still be a relaxing period of time full of outdoor activities and relaxation. However, it’s a good idea to take a few extra precautions during this time.

For instance, drink plenty of water. As people age, they often lose some of their ability to stay hydrated and might have more trouble handling temperature fluctuations. They might not realize that they are thirsty, which adds to the risk. It is therefore essential to consume plenty of fluids, including sweat replacement fluids that contain potassium and other key ingredients the body sweats out on a hot day.

Check in with your doctor to see if there are any special precautions you should take in higher temperatures. Certain medications become less effective in the heat, so be sure that you store them properly at home. If you don’t currently have air conditioning, you might look into community programs for seniors that could provide subsidized air conditioners. Taking a short trip to a nearby library or movie theater can also offer a break from the heat and provide air-conditioned comfort. Finally, take it easy and know how to reach out for help if needed, whether with a medical alert device or through contacting a neighbor or family member.

Three Reasons to Purchase a Responder Cellular Mobile Unit

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Responder Cellular Mobile Unit
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The key to handling many of the scariest moments in life is by being prepared. While you can’t always know what the day will bring, you can work to ensure you have the best devices for protection. At Life Protect 24/7, it’s our business to assist you in feeling at peace by providing you with tools that can help. One device that is ideal for some of these incidences is a responder cellular mobile unit.

Here some facts you should know about the unit:

1. Battery recharge – In order to use this unit, you will need to rely on the battery. This is easily rechargeable and typically lasts up to two months.

2. Lightweight – You don’t want to be weighted down when carrying an emergency device around and the good news is this one is lightweight.

3. Use inside or outdoors – It’s easy to use the responder cellular mobile unit inside the house or while you’re working in the yard.

Don’t let life overwhelm you in nerve-wracking situations. Take charge and get this device today to allow you to have more peace and less stress.

Donation Items Needed Most by Homeless Shelters

 

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Based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Life Protect 24/7 is a personal emergency response system firm offering both landline and mobile units to its customers. In addition to assisting people through alert devices, Life Protect 24/7 supports disadvantaged families by hosting food and clothing drives for local shelters.

Though people tend to assume food is the most-needed item at their local homeless shelter, many are surprised to learn that other items are even more in-demand. Here are three items frequently requested by shelters.

Socks: Many homeless individuals spend their days walking, and the activity can quickly wear down socks. Because this is not obvious to those who are not experiencing homelessness, socks are rarely donated to shelters and thus are always in demand.

Toys: Homeless shelters are not singularly populated by adults, and the children who call them home often do not have any possessions of their own. Consider making your next toy donation to a homeless shelter to help bring positivity and comfort into the life of a homeless child.

Personal hygiene items: Shelters are always in need of items that facilitate personal care, such as toothbrushes, sanitary pads, shampoo, and deodorant. Purchasing these items in bulk during a store sale can be an efficient way to inexpensively help a large amount of people.

eResponder Device Gives Users Immediate Access to Medical Response

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Life Protect 24/7 gives persons in need of medical assistance easy access to a reliable alert system. Headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Life Protect 24/7 supplies medical alert devices, including the eResponder Cellular Mobile Unit.

The eResponder features an unlimited monitoring range in any location with an available cellular signal. It uses Uplink Time Difference of Arrival (U-TDOA) technology that enables emergency responders to track and locate individuals requesting aid. Lightweight and designed for portability, it can be attached to sturdy keychain clips or worn as a pendant to allow individuals to carry it with them wherever they go. It also works when wet so that individuals can summon help in case of a fall or accident while bathing.

A single press of the eResponder’s SOS button connects the individual with a Life Protect care specialist located at UL-listed monitoring centers across the country. Certified by the Central Station Alarm Association, specialists send out appropriate emergency response units and provide emotional support until help arrives. In addition, they can contact friends, family, or neighbors at the individual’s request and alert them of the individual’s situation. eResponders come pre-programmed and do not require setup on behalf of the user.

Medical Alert Devices Help Protect Seniors at Risk of Falling

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Offering landline and mobile alert solutions for seniors, Life Protect 24/7 helps older adults stay safe while maintaining their independence. Personal alert devices can bring peace of mind to a senior adult’s children, who can feel secure in knowing that their aged parent can receive care in case of a fall.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, falls are very common among older adults, with nearly one in three people over the age of 65 experiencing a fall each year. A fall can cause serious injury, such as head trauma or broken bones. In addition, individuals who become immobilized after a fall can experience other consequences, such as dehydration, hypothermia, or muscle breakdown. Because they know the risks of falling, some seniors choose to limit their activity, which can diminish their sense of well-being and enjoyment of life.

With a medical alert device installed in their home or carried with them, seniors have the added protection of having help readily available if they experience a fall. With the simple push of a button, seniors can connect to trained professionals who can assess the situation and ensure the right family members, friends, or authorities provide the assistance the senior needs.