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The History of Medical Alert System

  Life Alert- The "Help, I've Fallen and Can't Up" Medical Alert System.  Life Alert is one of the pioneers in the medical alert industry. Sometime in the late 1980’s a television commercial was produced that portrayed an elderly woman named Mrs. Fletcher who pushed...

What If I Accidentally Trigger My Fall Alert?

One of the concerns that some individuals may have about owning fall alert systems is accidental triggers. The last thing these individuals want is to have a storm of paramedics showing up at their homes. Luckily, Vital Link has a few safety measures put into place to...

How to Set Up a Vital-Link in Your Loved One’s Home

Getting your medical alert systems activated is easy when you choose Vital-Link. We simplified the process to make protecting your loved one an easy process. Here are a few step-by-step instructions you can use to set up your Vital-Link in your loved one's home. 1....

Are All Medical Alert System Dispatches Created Equal?

It seems as though the quality and timeliness of emergency medical system dispatches vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. For clarity purposes, let’s break down the differences between jurisdictions into these main categories: emergency medical dispatches in urban...

You Want Your Elderly Parent to Get a Medical Alert System?

Medical alert systems are known by various names … some people call them life alerts; some people call them medical alarms or elderly buttons but most frequently they are referred to as the “I’ve fallen and can’t get up thing”. This is amazing because the commercial...

5 Pros to Having a Vital-Link in Your Home

Using the products of Vital-Link can give you peace of mind. Accidents can happen at any time. Using Vital Link ensures that you can always receive help. Here are five pros you can expect when using Vital-Link in your home. 1. Custom Alert Modes Whether you prefer...

Fall Detection Equilibrium

Vital-Link is of the belief that Fall Detection technology has improved drastically since it first crept into the PERS (Personal Emergency Response Systems) industry a few years back.  There are two key aspects of fall detectors, and finding an equilibrium between the...

Medical Alert Systems: Not Just for the Elderly

When people think of medical alert systems their minds naturally turn to our senior population.  This is not without just cause as the majority of our customers at Vital-Link are seniors, however there are many other people in certain situations that could also...

Growing Up in the Medical Alert Business

When my mother started Vital-Link in 1986 I was only 4 years old.  My father joined soon thereafter and I was essentially raised in the medical alarm industry.  It’s a weird thing to say, and it has been a bit of a weird experience.  Thirty two years later, here I am,...

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