If you’ve been wondering if you should purchase any medical ID or medical alert necklaces for seniors, you’ve come to the right place. American Medical ID offers a wide selection of options, including a stylish collection of necklaces for men.
Our necklaces can showcase your own personality or serve as a thoughtful gift for a loved one to give everyone involved peace of mind about potential emergency situations. Available in materials such as stainless steel, rugged leather, athletic silicone, or precious metals like gold, you’re bound to find something to fit your individual needs and preferences.
Our lineup of alert necklaces for seniors
If you’re on the hunt for an alert necklace for the elderly that your relative will want to wear, particularly if it’s a male relative, American Medical ID has you covered. We offer stainless steel dog tags like the ones below, in addition to a variety of women’s necklaces with different charms and colors.
Why buy a medical alert necklace for seniors at American Medical ID?
If you’re wanting to buy a medical alert necklace for seniors, American Medical ID is your one-stop-shop when considering places where these items are sold. You can shop with confidence when shopping here, as we’ve been in the business since 1994 and have sold countless IDs that give people peace of mind in the knowledge that no matter where they are they’re carrying their pertinent health information in a place that will be easily noticed by emergency medical personnel.
The benefits of wearing an alert necklace for elderly persons
There are many benefits to having elderly persons were a medical alert necklace, including:
They can help prevent harmful medical errors
Having your pertinent health information displayed on a piece of medical alert can be a game-changer in an emergency situation where you might not have a close friend or family member with you to advocate on your behalf.
Peace of mind for seniors and their family
A medical ID necklace can provide peace of mind for both seniors and their family members for the same reason as above. You don’t need to worry about not being able to verbally communicate your condition and medication if it’s displayed on your necklace.
Serves as a warning for allergies or other important details
Your medical alert necklace can display medications or allergies you have to warn emergency medical personnel when time is of the essence.
FAQs on our medical alert necklaces for seniors
How is medical information displayed on these items?
American Medical ID’s medical ID necklaces for seniors feature medical information that is laser-engraved on the front of your charm or band.
What do I put on an emergency necklace for seniors?
With medical ID jewelry, you’re often working with limited space, so it’s best to keep it concise and succinct when deciding what to engrave on your senior medical alert bracelet. Stick to the basics, such as the individual’s name, condition, medications, and emergency contacts. If you’re unsure about the specific details, consider giving a gift card so your loved one can make their selections themselves.
What if I can’t fit all required conditions on the necklace?
If you or your loved one’s condition has a medical abbreviation or symbol, opt to use that when engraving your necklace. You may also want to purchase more than one item, such as a necklace and a bracelet, or carry an ID card. If you utilize a wallet card, engrave the instructions on your medical ID necklace or bracelet to help medical professionals find the ID card.
How do I get my necklace engraved?
American Medical ID gives shoppers the option to engrave your bracelet when making your selection. You’ll be able to preview how it looks before checking out.
Is engraving free?
American Medical ID offers unlimited engraving on your bracelet at a standard rate of $9 (subject to change).
Does your lineup of medical necklaces for seniors work with (app)?
If you purchase a medical ID necklace for seniors from American Medical ID, you’ll want to make sure it’s enabled with MyIHR. This interactive health record will store your name, address, emergency contacts, health insurance information and medications, allergies, and more. This information is available 24/7 on MyIHR’s website or by calling the company.
What conditions require a senior citizen medical alert necklace?
While your doctor may not emphasize them as a requirement, it’s commonly recommended that you wear a medical ID if you have food, drug, or insect allergy, as well as if you have a medical condition, including chronic and mental health issues or illnesses. Examples of medical conditions that fit these recommendations include:
- Bleeding Disorders
- Blood Clot
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS)
- Hearing Impairment
- Heart Disease
- Invisible Disabilities
- Marfan Syndrome
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
- Seizure Disorder
- Substance Use Disorders
- Organ Transplants
- Vision Impairment
- Von Willebrand
Can I get reimbursed for an ID necklace for seniors?
If you have Medicare or other health insurance, you may be eligible to be reimbursed for the purchase of a medical ID bracelet for seniors. You can find more information about how to be reimbursed or to find out if you qualify for reimbursement here.
Medical ID bracelets are also approved by the IRS for purchase with Flexible Spending Account and Health Saving Account funds. If possible, check with your insurance provider first to ensure you’re covered and what documentation you may need.