Toll-Free: 1-866-797-7751

Distress Aid Personal Distress Alarms FAQ

Q: What happens if I cannot press a button?

A: With our optional Fall Detector, we will be notified even if you are unable to press a button.

Q: Is the button waterproof?

A: Yes. It can be worn in the bath or shower.

Q: What is the range of the button with the At Home System?

A: The normal range is up to 400 feet from the Main Alarm Console. This is affected by environmental conditions, walls etc. The button will usually work outside around the perimeter of your house.

Q: What is the range of the GPS Mobile System?

A: It works anywhere, at home or ON-THE-GO, nation-wide in Canada.

Q: Do we purchase or rent the system?

A: We offer both options. Call us for more details.

Q: Is there a fee for the installation or set up of the system?

A: No. Our professional staff will come to your home and set everything up for you. Other companies either ship the system to you and you have to set it up, or they charge a fee to come to you.

Q: What about a warranty?

A: Our Purchased System comes with a 2 Year Full Warranty. Our Rental System comes with a Lifetime Warranty including parts and labour and free battery replacements.

Q: Is there a long-term contract?

A: No. You only commit to 3 months, after that you can cancel with 30 Days’ Notice.

Q: How do we pay the monthly fee?

A: We offer PAP (pre-authorized payment) direct debit from your bank account or from your credit card.

Q: What happens if we move?

A: The system can be re-located to your new address as long as it is within our service area.

Q: What happens to the system when we no longer need it?

A: Contact our office. If you rented it, we will arrange to retrieve it. If you purchased it, you can pass it along to someone else that can use it. Arrangements will be made through our office.

Call Us Today for the Best Service 705-742-5732 or 1-888-797-7751


Distress Aid Medical Alarms
Peterborough, Ontario
Phone: 705-742-5732

Toll-Free: 1-866-797-7751

Fax: 705-742-4904


Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
24-hour Monitoring

Service Area

At Home Systems
Peterborough and the surrounding areas
Up to 100 km from Peterborough

GPS Mobile Systems

 All of Ontario
 Works Nationwide


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