DISPATCHER NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2010
Protect those you love with a medical alert
The the importance of familyus be the callingfrom a trainedimmediate
holiday season reminds
loved ones. This year, you might
station to get
The operator speaks to your loved
thinking of the perfect gift that you one through the calling station and
could give to someone that you love will send help if it is needed.
– and what could be more important
than the gift of protection.
There are many seniors across the Help your loved one’s
nation that could use an extra safety stay safe with a medical
net. Many of them live alone, or are
alone during the day with no one to alert system from WH
help should they need emergency Security that can get them
assistance. This year, you can give
them a guardian angel that can help assistance in emergency The wireless wearable button is able to protect your
should they need it, and that gift is a situations. loved ones, while they retain their independence.
medical alert from WH Security.
This wireless wearable button
The medical alert system consists If your loved one encounters an communicates with the calling
of a two-way calling station and emergency, but is not close to the station, which contacts our
wireless emergency button. The calling station or can’t reach it, monitoring center for help.
base station is often times located in they can simply push the wireless
the bedroom and has a microphone The freedom of living independently
wearable emergency button that has numerous advantages for your
and speaker built into it. Should is worn at all times (available as a
an emergency occur, all your loved loved ones, but there is one
necklace, belt clip or wrist band) to
one has to do is press the button on get assistance. Medical Alert cont. on Pg. 2
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Medical Alert cont. from Pg. 1 button away and it can be a real life give the gift of safety to those you
distinct disadvantage of living saver! love with a WH Security medical
independently: getting help in an alert system. Please call us today for
A WH Security medical alert system more information on this life saving
emergency. Now, you don’t need can be used anywhere a telephone
to worry about them because with product at 763-477-3664 or visit us
line is available. There is no online at wh-security.com.
a medical alert system from WH equipment to purchase, and it only
Security, help is only a push-of-a- costs $31.95 per month. This year,
Keep your home safe while you are away this
holiday season with these simple tips
T he holiday season is one of
the busiest travel times of the
year. Amidst the scramble to make
exterior door and should also have a
reservations and get directions, the Tip #3: Illuminate inside and out
plan to keep your home safe while Motion sensor lighting is a great way
you are away can be forgotten. to deter criminals. Install motion
Therefore, it is important to think sensor lighting in the dark areas of
about this well in advance of your your yard, such as a backyard or
departure. Ways to keep your home alongside your home. This way, if
safe while you’re away include: someone is sneaking around your
house at night, the lights will turn
Don’t leave your home open for burglars.
Tip #1: Tell few people your plans on automatically, making them think Incorporate these security tips to deter a potential
The less people that know your you are home. This is a nice feature break in.
home will be vacant during the to have, whether you are home or
holidays, the better. Tell only those away. idea to put a hold on your mail and
people you trust. If you are good newspaper service, so your mailbox
friends with your neighbors, let doesn’t get full. This is a dead
them know that you will be out giveaway that you are gone. If you
don’t want to put it on hold, ask a
of town and ask them to keep a “Test your security
watchful eye over your home while neighbor or friend to pick up the
system. Your security mail for you.
you are away.
system is one of the
Tip #2: Lock your doors best ways to keep your Other ways to make it seem like you
A majority of burglaries begin with are home are to keep your driveway
home safe while you are free of snow and have a neighbor
an intruder entering through the
door of a home. Burglars will try to away, make sure that it is park in it or hire a housesitter.
find the easiest way possible into functioning properly.”
a home, so they will first look for Tip #5: Test your security system
doors that have been unlocked. It Your security system is one of the
is extremely important to lock your Tip #4: Make your home look like best ways to keep your home safe
doors any time you are not home, you never left while you are away, but please
and even when you are. A potential burglar is much less make sure that it is functioning
likely to try to burglarize a home properly. To do this, call a WH
If all your doors are locked, a if they think someone is there. Security dispatcher at 763-477-4275
burglar will look for a door that Therefore, it is important to make to have your system placed in test
looks “weak” to kick-in (meaning: it seem like you never left. You mode. Then, set of your alarm in
a door without a deadbolt lock or can accomplish this by setting up multiple ways to make sure your
some other type of reinforcement). various lights inside your home on different sensors are working. Then,
Ensure that all your exterior doors automatic timers. This gives the call us again to make sure that your
have a deadbolt lock on them. If you illusion that the home is occupied. emergency signals were received
have an attached garage, the door If you are going to be gone for an and to have your system put back
leading from the garage to your extended period of time, it is a good into normal operating mode.
home should be as heavy duty as an
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