Connect America (Personal Emergency Response System)

Connect AmericaThe NYSUT Member Benefits Corporation-endorsed Connect America program offers NYSUT members the peace of mind that comes from having a personal emergency response system.

Whether you're looking for an at-home or on-the-go wearable safety device, Connect America offers comprehensive coverage utilizing landline, cellular or GPS monitoring. Any time you need assistance, simply press your wearable button for help.

Connect America offers 4G LTE technology with an interactive two-way speaker, a choice of neck and/or wrist button, optional fall detection, and the reliability of the AT&T and Verizon cellular networks. The company's emergency response operators are standing by 24/7 to answer your call.

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NYSUT Member Benefits and Connect America are pleased to announce the following new lower pricing options and enhancements.

-- In-Home Landline Personal Emergency Response System -- $17 per month/$23 per month with fall detection

-- In-Home Cellular Personal Emergency Response System -- $20 per month/$26 per month with fall detection

-- Mobile Personal Emergency Response System -- $26 per month/$32 per month with fall detection

-- Mobile GPS Personal Emergency Response System (with the option of a wearable button on the participant's neck or wrist) -- $26 per month/$32 per month with fall detection

Additional Benefits:
• A pendant for a second individual residing with the participant will be offered at no additional cost.
• A lockbox (to place a house key on the front door in case of emergency) will be offered to each participant at no additional cost.
• There will be no charges to the participant for lost equipment.
• There will be no charges to the participant for installation fees (where applicable).
At-Home: Landline Personal Emergency Response System
Feel safer than ever in the comfort of your home with a personal emergency response system that works with your existing telephone landline.

At-Home: Cellular Personal Emergency Response System
Enjoy peace of mind and maintain your independence with an At-Home Cellular-Based System. The system works using AT&T’s nationwide cellular network; no special contracts or cellphone plan required.

Mobile Solutions with Advanced GPS
These systems include a portable chargeable base station that easily fits in a pocket or purse along with a wearable lightweight button. Mobile solutions work on a cellular network, so you can connect virtually anywhere in the U.S. The system includes advanced GPS technology that identifies your location so that help can arrive when and where you need it.

Automatic Fall Detection
Available with at-home and on-the-go solutions, the optional automatic fall detection contacts the operator even if you can’t push your button.

The NYSUT Member Benefits Corporation does not state that these endorsed programs are the lowest-cost products available to you, and you are encouraged to shop and compare before making any purchasing decisions.