American Medical Alarms

American Medical Alarms company offers all the traditional medical alarm services options common for the industry. The company provides all the basic features for seniors and their caregivers. The company guarantees immediate response and safety instructions provision before ambulance or other necessary rescue comes.

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American Medical Alarms

Company Background

American Medical Alarms has got 24 years of experience in the sphere and they offer the technology that allows 2-way communication from a fairly long distance. The company headquarters in the U.S., however, they do not own their operating centres. All operating centres, however, are U.S. based.


  • There is no company’s monitoring station, with dispatch centres in California and Texas. There is also a back-up centre in Florida.
  • There is No Fall Detector Option.
  • There is No Cellular and No Phone Line Option.
  • There is No Mobile GPS Option.
  • The system consists of the base unit and emergency buttons of a choice (a wristband or a necklace pendant).
  • The system’s coverage is up to 6000 sq. ft. and 200-300 ft range if used outside.
  • The system’s battery back-up is up to 18 hours; the battery itself is likely to last up to 7 years.
  • 24-hour support is offered.
  • Cancellation policy is flexible – cancel any time.


The system consists of the console and an emergency button of choice – either a wristband or a pendant. The buttons sends a signal (activates alarm) to a console that then allows the operators to speak to a person. The system is also especially designed for the individuals with hearing impairments and has got the longest monitoring range as well as battery life. American Medical Alarms is also one of the systems with built-in DSL compatibility.


The price of American Medical Alarms is $23.95/month with a 12-month agreement ($287.40) and $23.95/month if paid monthly. There is only ONLINE ORDER FORM for purchase.


  • Support offered by FAQ page, toll-free phone and email. Live Chat is also available.
  • Support centre can be reached 24/7.


The company has got their Better Business Bureau (BBB) page – you can also check their rating and read feedbacks here.


  • No additional charges (for equipment or set-up).
  • They offer monthly contracts.
  • There is an automatic monthly test of the console.


  • The company has no their own monitoring center.
  • No fall detection option.
  • No cellular option.
  • No GPS.


American Medical Alarms cannot boast having lots of the advanced technologies and they definitely lack some of the essential features that many seniors and their caregivers find important – fall detection alert, for instance, and some others. The company promises to implement several additional features that are now are not available (i.g. cellular, fall detection and GPS services). However, it is definitely a good choice for someone seeking a traditional and reliable system. The company also partakes in a corporate sponsored program Vial of Life (a special program for standardization of the medical history and info home storage and notification). All American Medical Alarms users get a free Vial of Life kit.

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