Lifeline

What is Lifeline?

Lifeline is a personal emergency response system providing immediate assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With the push of a button, a signal is transmitted which indicates the need for assistance with a medical emergency or a safety concern in or around your home.

Why Choose Philips Lifeline?

  • 2 way voice contact with highly trained professionals at a nationwide Monitoring Center
  • Individual Care Plans allow you to select who will respond to act on your behalf
  • Highly recommended by healthcare professionals

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  • Provides peace of mind and promotes safety while living independently in your own home
  • Leader in product development and technology
  • All buttons are lightweight and 100% waterproof

Why Choose Jewish Family Service of New Orleans as Your Lifeline Provider?

  • Installation in your home is performed by a trained JFS agency service technician
  • All equipment inventory is locally managed for updates, replacements and repairs
  • Contact from our local volunteer program provides monthly testing reminders
  • Community outreach education for seniors or groups
  • CEU presentations available for healthcare professionals
  • Community Liaison services available for additional questions or assistance

Call (504) 831-8475  for more information about JFS’s Lifeline Services.


How do I get started?

Call 504-831-8475 to begin the process.  A Lifeline representative will ask you a few questions to help determine the best service, develop a personal care plan for you and schedule an installation appointment.

How much does it cost?

The monthly costs are based on the type of service you select and the level of technology.  Monitoring fees are month to month with no long term contracts.

TYPES OF SERVICE

All service packages include an in home communicator unit and a personal help button. All units require an active electric power connection. Lifeline can be installed with traditional landline or wireless phone service.

Basic Service

  • Provides in home coverage
  • Help button may be worn on a neck pendant or wristband
  • This system requires the client push the help button anytime assistance is needed
  • High quality two-way voice communication unit

 AutoAlert Service

  • Provides in home coverage
  • This help button is available only as a neck pendant
  • If a fall is detected, the AutoAlert feature will automatically generate a signal for help
  • This button may also be manually pushed if assistance is needed
  • High quality two-way voice communication unit

GoSafe Mobile Service

  • Home, away from home or traveling AT&T technology detects help signals
  • GPS feature can determine your location
  • This help button is available only as a neck pendant and requires charging
  • If a fall is detected, the AutoAlert feature will automatically generate a signal for help
  • Two-way voice communication through both unit and button
  • This mobile help button is purchased by subscriber

INSTALLATION PROCESS

An installation appointment will be scheduled at your home once you select the appropriate service best suited to your needs. Our staff will answer any questions and demonstrate all the features of your Lifeline unit and button during installation. They will help you send in your first signal and speak to the monitoring center.

PEACE OF MIND 

  • You now have the ability to summon help anytime day or night 24/7
  • A reassuring voice assesses the situation or help needed, as you define it
  • Knowing that help is on the way is comforting. The Lifeline associate will use your personal care plan to begin contacting the people you selected to assist

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