Many of us consider medical alert systems for ourselves or our loved ones as an insurance policy in case something happens- maybe there will be a fall and no one will be around, or a heart attack and no way to call 911. Alert systems can provide peace of mind, and real help, when an emergency strikes. But how do you know which system is right for you? Different service providers offer distinct features, which can make it confusing to choose the right one. And sometimes there can be undisclosed obligations or hidden terms that may mean you are locked into something you don’t want or need. Experts at The Senior List have put together some useful questions for you to consider when shopping for an alert system. They’ve also reviewed many of the systems on the market, giving the pros and cons of each, to help you figure out what makes sense for your unique situation. So don’t sound the alarm- instead, read their list of questions Here and their evaluation of products on the market Here.