What is the Lifeline Personal Response Service?

Friendly, caring support to allow older adults to get immediate assistance in a medical emergency or when help is needed. Since 1974 Lifeline has helped millions of elders and those with disabilities live at home with full confidence.

Simple to Use

When a Lifeline subscriber needs help they just press their waterproof, Personal Help Button. Within seconds a certified Lifeline monitor responds, assesses the situation and summons appropriate help, whether it is a neighbor, relative or ambulance.

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TREGO COUNTY HOME HEALTH

320 N. 13th St.
WaKeeney, KS 67672
785/743-2182 Ext. 170

Providing caring professional staff in your home because
"there's no place like home"

Libby Ziegler

Is it time for a Medical Lifeline Alert System?

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With Lifeline Help is assured.

  • Lifeline is NOT just for medical emergencies. Lifeline allows one to:
  • Answer the telephone without having to rush to grab a headset and risk falling.
  • Maintain peace of mind knowing that help is just a press of a button away.
  • Feel a stronger sense of well being.A medical alert service gives elder adults and those with chronic medical conditions the security and confidence to continue to live independently at the one place they feel most comfortable—in their own home.

    To find out if it is the right time for you to consider a medical alert for yourself or someone you care for, answer the following 9 simple questions.

Your total points indicate the level of need for a medical alert.

Questions    

Would a medical alert service provide peace of mind for your loved ones?
Yes No

In the past year, have you fallen, been anxious about falling or otherwise been at risk for falling in your home?
Yes No

Have you been hospitalized, or been to the emergency room in the past year?
Yes No

Do you have at least one of these chronic ailments (heart disease, stroke, COPD, osteoporosis, diabetes arthritis)?
Yes No

Do you use a cane, walker stair climber or other assistive device to help with balance or walking?
Yes No

Are you required to take several medications daily?
Yes No

Do you require assistance with at one of the following activities (bathing, toileting, dressing, meal prep, etc.)?
Yes No

Would a medical alert service provide peace of mind for your loved ones?
Yes No

Is it important to you to continue to live independently?
Yes No

Points  

 

15-20 points     -    Urgent Need
8-14 points       -    Elevated Need
4-7 points         -    Moderate Need
0-3 points        -     Limited Need