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Ways That Medical Alert Jewelry Can Save Your Life

Medical alert jewelry, IDs, bracelets and necklaces provide personalized medical identification and 24 hour medical information.

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Alerts emergency responders to:

  • Medical conditions
  • Allergies
  • Medications and dosages

The Alzheimer’s Association has a program called Safe return. People with dementia or Alzheimer’s have a tendency to wander. In response to that need, MedicAlert and the Alzheimer’s Association developed the Safe Return program that is a nationwide.

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Enrollment in the program includes:

  • Toll Free Emergency Response line: 1.800.625.3780
  • 24 hour response team
  • Individualized MedicAlert jewelry with engraved emergency response number
  • Community support network of law enforcement and local Association chapters will be activated.

Medical jewelry could also be helpful for those who suffer from Autism, diabetes and bipolar disorders as well as many other mental and physical challenges.


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