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Medical Guardian Review

Top10.com Staff

In a Nutshell

Medical Guardian gives you the ability to keep track of important medical information and contacts in case of a medical emergency, making it a great medical alert solution for those with a disability or condition which can strike without warning. Medical Guardian also includes temperature monitoring, fall detection, and on-the-go mobile GPS options, giving users greater independence while keeping them safe.

pros

  • New fall detection technology
  • 7 day mobile battery life with Active Guardian
  • Protection plan available for $6.99 per month

cons

  • Fee for lost or damaged equipment without protection plan
  • No smoke/fire/carbon monoxide (CO) detection

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Monitoring Services

Medical Guardian is proud to offer emergency and non-emergency support, so that whether you need emergency services, a neighbors help or simply someone to get in touch with a family member for you, there are friendly and helpful representatives on the other end of the line. Its medical monitoring center is certified by UL, CSAA Five diamond, FM and the Dept of Defense. In particular, the UL certification means the company is subject to rigorous testing to ensure that it responds speedily and efficiently to get you the help you need. The CSAA Five Diamond certification recognizes a degree of excellence in customer service and training.

Staff members are available 24/7/365 and are able to dispatch emergency services and contact designated family members and friends. With US based support, you won’t have any trouble with language barriers.

Product Features

Medical Guardian has both at home and on the go options, depending on what you need. One great extra is its Risk Assessment which you can complete on the website, and gives you a better idea of what kind of system will work for you—especially if you have a specific illness or disability. You can also choose to keep your profile updated with important medical information and emergency contacts so Medical Guardian's trained support personnel can access to medical information and the right contacts to get in touch with if needed.

Stand out features of the home systems include temperature display and a 30+ hour backup battery life, and GPS techonology on mobile solutions for unlimited location detection range.  Extras such as a lockbox, smoke and fire detection, daily check ins or CO monitoring can also be included as an add-ons for a monthly fee. All solutions come with a lifetime warranty and are completely waterproof.

Installation Process

Installation is as simple as plugging in your phone or any electrical item. The landline Classic Guardian will need to be plugged into a phone socket as well as a wall outlet, while the Home Guardian only needs an electrical outlet. Once you’ve done this, simply press the help button to test the device. The Mobile Guardian will come set up, and with wristbands or necklaces already synced. You can also wear the help button on a belt if you prefer. When you press the button, you will be immediately connected to a trained operative through a two-way radio.

The pendant or wristband is entirely waterproof and portable, so you can access help whenever you need. You can also request extra pendants for more family members at $2.99 per month per pendant.

Plans & Pricing

Classic Guardian
Starting at $29.95/month
Home Guardian
Starting at $34.95/month
Mobile Guardian
Starting at $44.95/month
Active Guardian
Starting at $44.95/month
Mini Guardian
Starting at $39.95/month

*Last updated May, 2018



Medical Guardian has a few options for medical alert systems, and markets them all based on what you’re looking for. The low cost option is the Classic Guardian, which is a land-line based system. It costs $29.95 per month, and comes with a 32hour backup battery and an incredible 1,300 foot range, making it suitable for large properties and gardens. 

Home Guardian is the most popular solution at $34.95 per month, and it does not rely on a landline connection. It has a shorter range, but still big enough for most houses and gardens at 600 feet, and features a temperature display—a useful great extra if you are concerned about your loved ones being unable to stay on top of regulating their thermostat. 

Both Mobile Guardian and Mini Guardian are wearable devices that run on Verizon 4G helping you stay connected in case of emergencies.  It's important to keep in mind that unless you purchase a protection plan for $6.99 per month, you will be charged fees for for lost or damaged equipment.

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Help & Support

Self-setup is hassle free with Medical Guardian. Your equipment can be shipped either standard in 10 working days, or quicker on request (for an additional fee) and comes with simple instructions for set up. There are plenty of video tutorials on the website about every step of the installation and setup, as well as an FAQ section where you can find answers to your more general questions. Live chat is available on the website, as well as direct phone numbers and email to get in touch.

Bottom Line

While it does not have a lot of the extras you would expect for senior citizens such as smoke and fire monitoring or fall detection as standard, Medical Guardian is a safe solution if you’re nervous about you or a loved one getting caught alone in a medical emergency. Industry leading support along with great risk assessment make Medical Guardian the likely solution for your needs.

Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Medical Guardian cost per month?
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Home devices start at $29.95 per month. Mobile devices like Mini Guardian and Mobile Guardian range from $39.95/month to $44.95/month.
Do you have to sign a contract with Medical Guardian?
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No. Medical Guardian does not require contracts for any of its products and monitoring services.
Are Medical Guardian products waterproof?
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All of Medical Guardian's products are water-resistant and can be safely worn in the shower, rain, and in other moist conditions without worry of damage.
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Natural Intelligence does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or your local emergency number immediately.

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7 months ago

For one I love the fact that Medical Guardian can give yo that freedom gain their security and independence with their on-the-go and at-home medical alert it's perfect for a loved one

8 months ago

The company has a wonderful staff to respond to everything related to medical questions and emergencies and with a high duration of health and credibility

9 months ago

They provide my alert fob. It is furnished and maintained by the management.

9 months ago

Clean and correct alert always . Easy to use template and wide range of services offered

9 months ago

The battery had died and we rushed home thinking my grandma had an issue but really the thing died

9 months ago

Extremely user friendly. It gives me peace of mind when my father is home alone.

9 months ago

Just love it. It helps me when I fall at home. Fast service. Ems gets the call

9 months ago

Gives necessary medical information in situations that require it with no issues

a year ago

Very good about myself and I hope you have a great medical guardian about your family and friends

a year ago

This brand is amaizing. every human need good health and for this reason we need a good medical gurdian.

1 years ago

Medical Guardian is a good health service provider. I, my wife and my child all use it.

1 years ago

It worked great for my mother in law and at a good price for myself. Very friendly customer service

1 years ago

I love the service and their hospitality. This is an excellent brand to work with and have recommended to others as well

1 years ago

They were there when I needed help. I had my bracelet on, when I broke my femur. I pressed the button and they came over the connection box and got an ambulance for me (when you break a femur the pain is like no other - horrible - the ambulance came very soon). They also called my stepdaughter for me.

1 years ago

Medical Guardian is a unique type of Medicaid. The service rendered is great and customer relation is awesome

1 years ago

I don't dislike anything about medical guardian they have really amazing service and have been huge for my grandma. She's had to use it multiple times and prompt response every time.

1 years ago

It's a very good experience to be particularly in that company that is why I gave good rating

1 years ago

I have only used it once. It worked. Also, test it and always worked. It is not hard to just push and answer the person that calls in. Did not cost me anything as it was furnished by Elderly Service.

1 years ago

I have never had to use it but do monthly tests and they are great, affordable and puts my mind at ease

1 years ago

They were the best company that I have ever came across. They were supernice and caring to work with. It was super easy to use and a good place to spend your money at.

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