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Independence, health and safety are important priorities for people of all ages. Whether you are worried about your health or safety at home or on the go, or are a family member worried about a loved one, CentraCare Health Medical Alert Service can provide peace of mind and comfort that help is available at the press of a button.

When seconds count, an Alert System can make a vital difference. CentraCare Health Medical Alert Service offers in-home and mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems, Fall Detector Buttons and medication dispensers (monitored and non-monitored).

CentraCare Health Medical Alert Services provides coverage in:

  • St. Cloud
  • Big Lake
  • Clearwater
  • Clear Lake
  • Cold Spring
  • Foley
  • Long Prairie
  • Melrose
  • Milaca
  • Monticello
  • Mora
  • Onamia
  • Paynesville
  • Sauk Centre
  • St. Joseph
  • and surrounding areas

Peace of mind at the press of a button

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  • Immediate response 24/7/365
  • Affordable and effective
  • Increase one's sense of independence, safety and security
  • Decrease dependence on others
  • Reduce anxiety about living or being alone

Who could benefit from a Personal Emergency Response System and how does it work?

A Personal Emergency Response System is recommended for individuals who:

  • Want peace of mind about their security, safety and health
  • Live alone, or are by themselves for 3 or more hours a day
  • Experience muscle weakness or mobility problems
  • Have difficulty climbing in or out of the tub
  • Use a cane, walker or wheelchair
  • Get out of bed during the night to use the bathroom
  • Have a history of falling or dizziness
  • Are recovering from surgery
  • Have been hospitalized in the past year
  • Have vision problems
  • Have a chronic illness such as diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, kidney failure, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis or incontinence

If more than one of these statements is true, it may be time to consider a help button from Medical Alert Service.

Help at a Push of a Button

Recognizing that people rely upon us 24/7, the Emergency Response Center uses the most advanced equipment and technology.

Even if you cannot speak or can’t be heard, the Emergency Response Center knows who you are and who to contact.

When you enroll, a personalized file is created in our secure database containing all critical information. This information is immediately displayed so that a trained operator can respond quickly to assist you.

  • When you need help, press your button.
  • A signal is sent to the 24-hour Emergency Response Center where a Response Center operator talks with you over the speaker to decide upon proper action.
  • The Response Center operator coordinates the appropriate responder — emergency services, caregiver, family member, neighbor, etc.

Our U.S.-based Emergency Response Centers provide multi-lingual communication with over 140 languages available.

Reliable services from our highly trained and qualified operators are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Who could benefit from a medication dispenser and how does it work?

Medication dispensers are devices that organize, remind and dispense medications.

Medical Alert Service medication dispensers are recommended for individuals who:

    • Take more than three medications per day
    • Take some pills once per day, some twice per day or more, and have to remember which is which
    • Have trouble recognizing pills or managing prescriptions
    • Have trouble opening the medication containers
    • Have problems understanding the health care provider and/or pharmacist and need assistance with their medications
    • Sometimes take less medications than prescribed for financial concerns
    • Find pills in a pocket or on the floor that were missed or dropped
    • Keep medications in different places around the house
    • Find it difficult to remember how or why they are taking some medications

If more than one of these statements is true, it may be time to consider a Medical Alert Service medication dispenser

Convenient, Cost-Effective and Easy-to-Use

CentraCare Health Medical Alert Service medication dispensers organize, remind, and dispense medications, ensuring medication is taken correctly. Convenient, cost-effective and easy-to-use, our dispensers ensure the right amount of medication is taken on-time, every time.

Our medication dispensers offer:

  • Easy fill med-trays with 28 compartments
  • Audio and visual reminders
  • Dispensing up to 6 times per day
  • Tamper-proof lock
  • Portable unit with battery backup
  • Option for sending alerts and notifications via text, email and/or voice message
  • Stand alone and landline options available

How do I get started and how is this service billed?

To start service, we complete an intake form where information is gathered to set an account up specific to the user. Intakes are typically completed over the phone. Once an intake is complete, installation of the equipment is scheduled and can usually be done within 3-5 days.

Service is provided on a month to month basis with no long term contracts or cancelation fees. Monthly fees range per month depending on the piece of equipment and features chosen. Our standard home-based landline system starts at about a dollar per day. With each new account there is a onetime activation fee.

To get started with CentraCare Health Medical Alert Service, you can contact us by:

Medical Alert Service Products

Medical Alert Service offers many different options to fit your family's needs.Our mission is to provide our clients with the best service and equipment available. CentraCare Health Medical Alert Service offers state-of-the art FDA listed equipment for emergency response and medication dispensing.

We also have several options available to meet your unique needs for adaptive alert buttons, two-button households, multiple tenants and more. Please call 320-255-5700 for more information.

Resources

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Contact us today!

We look forward to connecting with you about our service and options to fit your needs.

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Phone: 320-255-5700
Toll Free: 800-835-6652, ext. 55700

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Hear from our subscribers and their families

"I wasn't ready to move out of the house and with CentraCare Health Medical Alert Service, I don't have to. I can get help anytime with just the press of a button."

"We were worried about Dad remaining at home and remembering to take his medications, until we got him Medical Alert Service. Now the entire family has peace of mind and assurance of his safety."

"After my heart attack, my children were worried about me living alone. Medical Alert Service put all our minds at ease. I sleep easier, and I think they do too!"