What is Direct Link®?
Direct Link® is anywhere there are elder care services. Direct Link is not only available with you wherever you go and in your home, but also in assisted living, independent living or continuing care communities. Direct Link is monitored 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
As part of our robust senior home care services, Caring Hearts® offers the Direct Link® Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) that enables you to feel safer and live more independently in the comfort of your own home.
When it comes to in-home care and monitoring, you may feel the options are either too limited or endless. We’re here to guide you through your monitoring and care options so you can be confident that you’re making the best decisions for your family’s unique needs.
Effective monitoring services and medical alert systems provide a safe and secure solution to the obstacles elders (and others with life-long challenges) may face when wishing to live independently. Just as importantly, a PERS will provide peace of mind for those who provide care.
When should I consider Direct Link as part of my In-home care?
It’s a fact that one-third of all individuals over the age of 65 will fall each year. You and your loved one benefit from the peace of mind that a PERS will provide. Seniors who have a PERS are able to stay in their home an average of six years longer than those who do not, and research shows getting help within four hours of a fall can dramatically reduce the severity and effects.
- A PERS should be considered part of your In-home care services if your loved one:
- Is alone several hours a day
- Has fallen in the past year
- Has visited the emergency room in the past year
- Has a chronic ailment – heart disease, COPD, etc.
- Uses a cane, walker or other device to help with balance and walking
- Requires assistance with daily living activities
Senior Home Care with Affordable Peace of Mind
Direct Link® is an affordable way to quickly reach help in an emergency, giving you and your loved one peace of mind.