5Star Medical Alert Service
By GreatCall, Inc.
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5Star Virtual Medical Alert Service by GreatCall® – Get 24/7 live help in any unsafe or uncertain situation - anytime, anywhere.
The 5Star app provides help anytime, anywhere. 5Star works as a medical alert system, personal safety app, ICE app and emergency help button.
Get immediate access to Certified Response Agents trained in CPR and other emergency procedures, who will confirm your location by GPS, consult your personal medical profile and evaluate your situation. If necessary the agents will dispatch emergency services or police, connect you to a nurse or doctor, conference in your family or friends, or provide other additional assistance as needed.
Here’s what people are saying about 5Star:
“Great this app saved my life!”
"…I am really happy to know I have 5Star in my car in case of emergency…"
"…It’s nice to have this app when I’m navigating dark running trails…"
“Great app 5 star agents are great people. And if you need help they will send it. Quick.”
Key Features of 5Star:
• Immediate connection to 100% U.S. Based Certified 5Star Agents 24/7
• GPS location passed on to emergency services
• Agents have access to your important medical information and conditions
• Agents can conference in 9-1-1, family or friends
• Speak directly with a registered nurse or doctor 24/7
• Assistance available in over 100 languages.
• 5Star Urgent Response endorsed by John Walsh
This app requires a subscription to the 5Star service by GreatCall. Get a free 30 day trial when you sign up within the app!
What's New in Version 1.8
Added location bread crumbing.
Sad but True
I had the exact same experience as the reviewer above. Service turned off when I had to discontinue a compromised credit card and replace it. Most places were able to deal with this change. But 5Star de-activated it and didn't notify me. I was without service for over 2 months (without knowing it). Once I found out, I called customer service and (2 more months) they have not been able to activate my account. Nor can I start a new account as they still have my old account on record.
Useful and Dependable
This app is not only useful and dependable, it is reassuring and a very handy backup to the GreatCall device which I wear around my neck.
When I forget to wear the neck device I can rely on the app in my phone to take its' place.
I enjoy the feeling of security this redundancy affords plus if you already own the neck device, the phone app is free.
For a person with health issues who lives alone, this app is an invaluble tool that provides priceless benefits 24/7.
We used this system for my disabled wife. After her death and I am now living alone, it seamlessly transferred her account to me. We had used competing systems. This 5star is far superior!!
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- Category: Medical
- Updated: Dec 08, 2014
- Version: 1.8
- Size: 9.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: GreatCall, Inc.
- © 2011 GreatCall. All Rights Reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.