Long-Term Care

Frequently Asked Questions

10. How do emergency response systems work?

Emergency response systems automatically respond to medical and other emergencies via electronic monitors. The user wears a necklace or bracelet with a button to push in an emergency. Pushing the button summons emergency help to the home. This type of service is especially useful for people who live alone or are at risk of falling.

Making a home safer can help people continue to live independently. Get tips from www.LongTermCare.gov