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The only one I can find has to be linked to the telephone line. My Mother is afraid if she falls no one will find her, she only has a mobile phone due to the cost of a land line and she is in rented property, she needs some sort of alarm system?

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There are GPS-based units that do not need to be connected to a landline that are an option. I know the companies here in Wisconsin that provide them, but I am not sure where you live. You can trying googling these type of devices and then calling companies to get one installed.

I like the water proof units that can be worn in the shower and the GPS units have the capability of a much larger radius for those seniors that still need the security while out of their home.
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There are a couple designed to work without phones or with mobile phones - in Europe there is tunstallemergencyresponse.ie/lifeline-dual/ and check this for one example in the US: lifelinesys/content/lifeline-products/product-comparison
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Landlines are so very important for the elderly or anyone who has any illness of any type. With a landline if you call 911, the Dispatcher automatically knows where you live as it shows up on their monitor, so if you have a stroke and cannot talk, the Dispatcher knows where to send help.

With some cellphones, there is usually a half hour to several hours delay because all the Dispatcher can trace is the closest cell tower, then it is a needle in a hay stack trying to find which house the call came from.

Landline phone service is very inexpensive compared to a cellphone. I have a landline phone in every room of the house... no running around looking to see where I last placed that cellphone. Said phones can be bought for between $10-$25 and they last for years. One of my parent's landline phones is 30 years old and still works like new.
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Talk to your cell phone provider. The major carriers are coming up with personal alarms, believe it or not.
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