Michigan Visiting Nurses Lifeline Program
Philips Lifeline Medical Alert Service provides fast access to highly trained and caring response associates at the push of a button, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. When help is needed, subscribers simply press their help button. Lifeline then contacts family, friends, or emergency services depending upon the type of help that is needed.
Subscribers can also choose the new Lifeline with AutoAlert service which provides an added layer of protection by automatically placing a call for help when a fall is detected and the subscriber cannot push the help button due to being disoriented, immobilized, or unconscious.
Why choose University of Michigan’s Lifeline Program?
- Unfortunately accidents happen
- One out of three adults over age 65 will fall each year
- People over 75 who fall are four to five times more likely to spend a year or more in an extended care facility
- Even falls with no injury impact a person's confidence. Due to the fear of falling, approximately 25% of those 75 or older unnecessarily restrict physical activity
- Lifeline can help your family member in an emergency situation, assuring them that help is never more than a push of a button away
Indications for Lifeline:
- The individual lives alone and is concerned about falling
- The individual has had a Fall Risk Assessment that indicated he/she is at high risk for fall
- The individual has received emergent care as a result of a fall
- The individual has one or more to the following medical conditions:
- Heart failure
- Heart Attack
- Injury caused by a fall
- Post hip replacement surgery
Philips Lifeline service is month-to-month with no long-term commitment. Subscribers are not obligated to purchase any equipment.
For additional information about Michigan Visiting Nurses Lifeline Program please contact Tracy Newhouse at email@example.com or call: 734-477-7229 or call toll free 1-866-674-9900 Ext. 4479