Visonic Recalls Amber Personal Emergency Response System Kits Due To Remote Pendant Battery Signal Failure

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Recall Summary Name of Product: Visonic Amber Classic and Amber SelectX Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) Kits Hazard: A single Amber Base station set to Common Area Mode will not detect a low battery or dead battery warning signal from the remote pendant that notifies the end user or system administrator to replace the pendant battery. Remedy: Repair Consumer Contact: Visonic at (800) 223-0020 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at http://www.visonic.com and click on North America and click on Product News under the Solutions & Products tab for more information about the recall. Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Visonic-Recalls-Amber-Personal-Emergency-Response-System-Kits Recall Details Units: About 24,000 Description: The recalled Visonic Amber Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) kit enables a user to push a button on a pendant to signal a request for assistance. An Amber kit consists of one wireless pendant worn by the user, one Amber brand base station, generally connected to a phone line, a power supply and backup battery. Base stations are white, rectangular and measure about 9-inches wide by 7-inches deep by 2-inches high with emergency, call and check buttons.
Link – http://www.marketwatch.com/story/visonic-recalls-amber-personal-emergency-response-system-kits-due-to-remote-pendant-battery-signal-failure-2013-09-11

Guide to Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS)

GreatCall 5Star

Sign in to YouTube Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to dislike SimplyHomeSystems’s video. Add to Sign in to YouTube Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add SimplyHomeSystems’s video to your playlist. Sign in Uploaded on Feb 25, 2011 We are an affiliation of care providers who have been providing supports for the disabled and elderly since 1990. While our goal of helping families and caregivers has remained the same from the beginning, we realized in 2003 that new technology would allow us to dramatically improve the quality of our service and reduce the cost to those in need. We developed the SimplyHome system with this in mind and have been expanding our offerings and services ever since. Today we work towards our mission of helping the aging and disabled populations nationwide from our offices in North Carolina and Wisconsin. We currently offer two levels of systems, our PERS Plus and our Butler system. The PERS Plus is our entry level system that uses a phone line to activate a notification to our EMT call center should you have a need.
Link – SimplyHome Personal Emergency Response System

Personal Emergency Response Systems from MidMichigan Home Care

If the pendant senses no motion or inactivity with the person for 30 seconds, the pendant will place a call for help. ADT is another national provider, and well established brand for home security monitoring. The ADT medical alert system can be added to their home security monitoring system and can call for assistance when the pendant button is pushed. The benefit for your parents is both the home security and their physical safety can be monitored. Mobile systems For active seniors on-the-go, who drives, play golf, or travel there is a new affordable PERS solutions that connects with their mobile phone. GreatCall , the mobile phone provider of the Jitterbug handset is the first company to provide a mobile PERS solution with the 5Star Urgent Response system . The system provides a wireless call-button that will connect them directlyto a GreatCall emergency response agent or 911.
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CES 2010: Wellcore System – The Mobile Personal Emergency Response System for Seniors Citizens

Sign in to YouTube Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to dislike MidMichiganHealth’s video. Add to Sign in to YouTube Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add MidMichiganHealth’s video to your playlist. A Personal Emergency Response System, available in the MidMichigan Home Care showrooms, delivers immediate emergency assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Learn more online at http://www.midmichigan.org/PERS . Category
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SimplyHome Personal Emergency Response System

The Wellcore System will be available for pre-orders and will retail for $199 and the monthly monitoring service will cost $49.95. The Wellcore product provides seniors and caregivers with a superior solution for wellness and safety offering the following benefits: * Detects falls automatically and sends help in an emergency. Wellcore distinguishes falls from other types of motion with unprecedented accuracyall without having to press a button. When a fall is automatically detected, a Wellcore specialist contacts the wearer to assess the level of urgency. If an emergency is determined or there is no response, Wellcore sends emergency services and alerts designated caregivers and family. The button can also be pressed at any time to initiate the same immediate response. * Asks to be worn when forgotten. When forgotten, Wellcore sends friendly reminders through the base unit, asking to be worn, and a notification appears on the online dashboard. If the sensor is left unworn for an extended period of time, an email message is sent to a designated caregiver or family member.
Link – CES 2010: Wellcore System – The Mobile Personal Emergency Response System for Seniors Citizens

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