American Red Cross - Tri-County Chapter
Lifeline Medical Alert Service
A personal medical alert system designed to offer peace of mind and security to the elderly and their concerned family members. It allows many seniors to remain in their homes, in familiar surroundings. The communicator device is connected to the subscriber's phone, and a portable help button is either worn as a necklace or around the wrist. If help is needed, one would press the Personal help Button. Or with AutoAlert, the pendant button detects a fall and automatically dials the monitoring center. Within seconds, the call will be answered by our operators. The Lifeline Response Center is there 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
701 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Lifeline is for people with health limitations, physical challenges, personal security concerns of living alone.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (800) 733-2767 Main
  • (610) 375-4383 Main
Intake Requirements: Need to speak with the Lifeline Representative to find out exact requirements.
Intake Procedure: Contact Lifeline Medical Alert at 1-800-959-6989. All of your information will be taken over the phone and appointment will be made with a Lifeline Representative to either demonstrate or install Lifeline in your home.
Fee Amounts: Varies based on needs; There is no equipment to buy, no deposit required and no long-term contracts. There is an installation fee (although there are coupons that can provide free installation) and a monthly fee for the service.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Service Contact: Lifeline Medical Alert, 610-375-4383
Services:
  • Emergency Alert
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American Red Cross - Tri-County Chapter
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