Senior Living Technology that Gives Holiday Residents Peace of Mind
At Holiday Retirement we strive to achieve many goals. First, we want all our community members to feel empowered to go out and live joyful, productive lives. It’s that feeling of strength, purpose, and belonging that provides the quality of life we want all our residents to enjoy. Some ways we achieve that are by offering floor plans that best suit their needs and styles, varied restaurant menus, and a calendar of events that offers a broad range of fun, inspired event options. Another way Holiday Retirement helps residents stay independent, connected, safe and healthy is by staying on the forefront of senior living technology.
As a Holiday resident, you are given a device at move-in. GreatCall agents are always available to take action for emergency situations, but they are also available if you just need to talk. Some residents even use GreatCall agents to help them feel safe when out for an evening stroll. It also takes away the anxiety of being home alone, knowing you always have someone to call. Just press the button on your GreatCall device!
GreatCall is a GPS-enabled, two-way communication device that allows Holiday Retirement Community members to get help anywhere there is cell device in the US. The best part is GreatCall is included for residents! Having access to this service gives residents the confidence to go out and enjoy life, knowing they can always get in touch with someone if they need help. One specific senior living technology available to Holiday residents is the Lively Mobile Plus medical alert device from GreatCall.
What is a medical alert device?
A medical alert device, sometimes called an urgent response device, a responder, a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) or – colloquially – a "panic button," is a small, two-way communication device that allows Holiday Retirement Community members to get help in any emergency, big or small, anytime, anywhere . . . with the touch of one button. And the best part? A Lively Mobile Plus medical alert device is included for all residents!
The Lively Mobile Plus from GreatCall
From the company famous for the big-button Jitterbug cell phone for seniors, the Lively Mobile Plus is the latest in the company's expanding line of medical alert devices. Just the touch of a button connects you to caring, patient, highly trained agents ready and waiting to help. And they're certified by the IAED (International Academies of Emergency Dispatch), trained in CPR and other emergency protocols, and able to provide translation support for assistance in over 100 languages.
For medical emergencies . . . and so much more!
Thanks to built-in GPS and dependable nationwide coverage, GreatCall's urgent response agents can identify the location, assess the situation and then send the appropriate help including assistance in dispatching 911 emergency services. Agents will stay on the line until the situation is resolved and can also conference in a registered nurse, family and friends. But there are other ways the Lively Mobile Plus from GreatCall can help users.
If your car has broken down, you have a flat tire, or you've lost your house key and just don't want to burden friends or family, the GreatCall support team can contact someone to assist you.
Whether you’re in a new part of town or traveling out of state, a GreatCall agent can help you get your bearings, and steer you back in the right direction. And even if you’re close by, but can’t find your way, GreatCall can help. Perhaps you’ve walked a bit farther than you thought, or the tire on your bike is flat. In either case, with just the touch of a button, someone will be on their way to help you out.
Let's say your car won’t start and a stranger is approaching. Or you’re walking alone and feel someone is following you. One touch of a button and a GreatCall agent will call for assistance and stay on the line until help arrives.
Just need company?
GreatCall agents are obviously always available to take action, but they’re also available if you just need to talk. Some residents even use GreatCall agents to help them feel safe when out for an evening stroll. It also takes away the anxiety of being home alone, knowing you always have someone to call.
Falls happen. Be prepared with fall detection.
For an added layer of safety and protection, the Lively Mobile Plus device takes urgent response to the next level with a fall detection feature. When worn around the neck with the included lanyard, it can sense the sudden movement of a fall. If you are unable to press the button, you will automatically be connected to a GreatCall urgent response agent. And because most falls happen in the shower, the Lively Mobile Plus is waterproof!
Peace of mind for friends and family.
The Lively Mobile Plus even includes a special feature to keep friends and family updated on your health and safety. After they download the free GreatCall Link app -- and with your permission -- they will receive an alert on their smartphone if you call for help, let them know if the device is running low on battery, check your daily activities, and even let them know your location.
Having peace of mind as you go about your day is simply priceless. GreatCall's Lively Mobile Plus device helps give you that feeling, so you can focus on all the fabulous things life has to offer at Holiday Retirement!
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