Personal Emergency Response Systems


The Pierce County Aging and Disability Resource Center provides this list as a convenience to consumers. We do not recommend or endorse any business. Consumers should ask for references and proof of professional licensing.

Critical Signal Technologies

We call our Personal Emergency Response System BOB. BOB becomes the electronic monitoring assistant. Installation for BOB is $35. Self, friend and family installation is available and free.

Monthly monitoring is $24.95/month. BOB has many accessories that help keep seniors independent. Call toll free for details at 1 (888) 557-4462.

Critical Signal Technologies also carries Automatic Medication Organizers and Dispensers. There is an assortment of help buttons that can help overcome a possible inability to push your button. Visit our website for product details.

Call customer service at 1 (888) 557-4462.

Alert 1

The installation fee is $0; shipping is $0. Services start at $29.95 per month. Additional products include medication reminder and organizer, emergency lock box, medical ID and alarm bracelets.


One-time installation fee is $50 and the monthly charge is $39.95 plus tax.

Northwest HealthWatch

The one-time installation fee is $50. The 6000 model is $37 per month and the 9000 model - which includes medication reminders - is $47 per month. Taking medications can be monitored by the response center or not.

Safety Line

The service is $27.99 per month if you mention that you were referred from the ADRC. The fall-sensor pendant is an additional $10. There is a one-time installation fee of $30. This service can be provided without a landline (for $10/month) if needed. The basic unit includes up to 16 reminders. Safety Line also has a medication dispenser that can handle a med schedule of pills 4 times each day for a week or two weeks of pills taken twice daily. It comes in a non-monitored ($19.99/month) and monitored version ($29.99/month).
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