PERS - Personal Emergency Response System

PERS, also called a Personal Response System (PRS), Emergency Response System (ERS), or medical signaling device, is an answer to the need for both security and independence.  It is a simple way to call for help from a friend, relative, or emergency services (police, fire department, or ambulance). If a user needs help, he simply presses a button, which sends a message into an emergency response center. Information about his medical history and names and phone numbers of contact people is quickly available. The emergency response center will talk with the user to determine the reason they were contacted, and will respond appropriately.

Helplink device photo

Click here for a list of companies that offer this service (Also see list below). Companies who sell this product are listed under “Medical Alarms” in the yellow pages of the phone book or here online.

Erie County Senior Services may be able to assist with funding of this service, if it is part of our recommended care plan - call us at (716) 858-8526.


ADT
1-877-730-8173
www.adt.com

 

ALERT ONE
1-866-581-4540
www.alert-1.com

 

AMHERST MEDICAL ALERT
716-204-4100; 1-800-964-1551
www.amherstmedicalalert.com

 

ASSISITVE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
615-562-0043
http://assistivetechnologyservices.com/

 

CATHOLIC HEALTH HOME RESPONSE
716-447-6309
http://www.HomeResponseSystem.com

 

CONNECT AMERICA
1-800-815-5809 option#3
info@connectamerica.com

 

DOYLE SECURITY SYSTEMS
Medical Monitoring
1-866-GO-DOYLE (1-866-463-6953)
http://www.godoyle.com (go to Medical)

 

FAMILY CARE
1-877-893-2140
www.FamilyCareMedicalAlarms.com

 

GREATCALL/5STAR URGENT RESPONSE
1-800-918-8543
www.greatcall.com/products

 

HELPLINK
1-855-789-6014 OR 315-299-2774

 

HOME HELP LINE/Rural/Metro
716-218-7074 or 877-810-1555
http://www.myhomehelpline.com/

 

LIFE ALARM
1-800-780-5433
www.life-alarm.com

 

MEDICAL ALERT
1-800-800-2537
www.medicalalert.com

 

LIFEFONE
1-844-253-7939
www.lifefone.com

 

CST/LINK TO LIFE
1-855-427-8585
www.cstlinktolife.com 

 

MOBILE HELP/MOBILE MEDICAL ALERT SYSTEMS
1-800-992-0616
www.MobileHelp.com

 

MY HELP ALARM
1-877-205-8060
www.myhelpalarm.com

 

PHILIPS LIFELINE
1-800-380-3111
www.lifelinesys.com

 

RESPONSE LINK
1-844-394-8983
www.responselink.com

 

GENERAL SECURITY
716-684-0200
www.gensecurity.com

 

SHIELD SECURITY SYSTEMS
716-681-6677
www.shield-security.com

 

VALUED RELATIONSHIPS, INC.
1-800-860-4230
http://www.monitoringcare.com

 

WILLCARE
716-856-7500
www.willcare.com

 

Contact

 

Phone: (716) 858-8526

Erie County Department of Senior Services
95 Franklin Street, 13th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Phone Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm