EMHS LiveSAFE Emergency Response Service  

Medical alert systems Maine, Medical alert button Maine, Personal emergency response system MaineRosscare’s philosophy is to value aging and strive to improve the lives of older adults, their families, and caregivers throughout our service region.  We want to ensure seniors in our community can safely live independently at home.

EMHS LiveSAFE Personal Emergency Response Service provides peace of mind for you and your family. It has an easy, one-touch medical alert button system that ensures a quick response to any emergency. EMHS LiveSAFE medical alert system operators are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide help you can count on.

EMHS LiveSAFE personal emergency response is not just for medical emergencies. The service is ideal for a variety of people including seniors, adults and children with disabilities, and those with short-term needs. The EMHS LiveSAFE medical alert button allows you to answer the telephone without having to rush and risk falling, as well as summon help from the police or fire department.

For less than $1 a day, you get the EMHS LiveSAFE Personal Emergency Response Service. You're not required to buy any equipment or make a long-term commitment.

LiveSAFE medical alert services are based in Maine and are coordinated by EMHS and Rosscare.  Members of EMHS offer a wider range of services to the local community than they could provide if operating alone.

As a member of EMHS, we recommend EMHS LiveSAFE personal emergency response service.  It is an easy medical alert system button that ensures quick response to any emergency.  Our operators are based in Maine and staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, so you are never alone when you need help.  Click here for more information.”


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Coverage Area (click to enlarge the map)

Medical alert systems Maine, Medical alert button Maine, Personal emergency response system Maine

LiveSAFE Proudly serves Auburn, Augusta, Bangor, Brewer, Brunswick, Bucksport, Dover-Foxcroft, Ellsworth, Greenville, Lewiston, LincolnMillinocket, Newport, Orono, Pittsfield, and Waterville, Maine.

We currently provider services in the following Maine counties: Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Penobscot, Sagadahoc, Waldo, and Aroostook.

News & Events

  • Colleen Hilton Assumes Leadership of Rosscare

    1/19/2017 12:27:38 PM - EMHS president and CEO, M. Michelle Hood, FACHE, is pleased to announce that Colleen Hilton, RN, has been named president of Rosscare, EMHS’ not-for-profit company that oversees the Rosscare Nursing Homes. Hilton is currently an EMHS senior vice president and president of the system’s VNA Home Health Hospice.

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  • "I appreciate the secure feeling I get, especially at night. Even though I have relatives within a few miles, they do not answer their phones always and sometimes “speed is of the essence” so I feel safe with my personal emergency “help” button which I carry with me." Ellen, Bucksport

  • "I am glad that I have LiveSAFE because it has worked twice for me. I broke my ankle and within ten minutes, I had help. The second time, I thought I was having a heart attack and again, I had help real soon." Arlene, Glenburn

  • "I would like to thank LiveSAFE for their service. I have seizures and have had to use LiveSAFE to call for help. If it wasn’t for LiveSAFE, I would not have had the help to take me to the hospital and this might have cost me my life." Clifford, Bucksport

  • "…At the push of a button the ambulance was there in seconds. It is a wonderful service." Fran, Orono

  • ""I'm writing to let you know that I had Rosscare LiveSAFE for 9 years. Because I lived alone at an apartment complex, my children wanted me to get it. I had a bad fall in my bedroom, couldn't move and my nose was bleeding. The entry door and my apartment door were locked so thank God for my emergency button. They called my step-daughter and ambulance to check me out. That one call made the 9 years worth it. I highly recommend it."" Charlotte, Bangor

  • "At 2:30 am, I fell in the bathroom and managed to drag myself to the bedroom. I was not able to get up and get help. After this situation, a friend told me about LiveSAFE. I have told two or three others about LiveSAFE since then." Margaret (Peggy), Bangor

  • "My heartfelt ”thanks” goes to the staff of the EMHS LiveSAFE Response Service and Hampden, Maine Paramedics for the immediate response to an emergency in the middle of the night. They saved my life. " Read More Ruth of Maine

  • "We had an experience with a chimney fire. Without your expert help we could have had an extensive fire. You called the fire department and it was extinguished promptly. Thank you very much." Blanche, Orrington

  • "I am a diabetic and having LiveSAFE makes me feel safe. When my blood sugar levels fluctuate and I need help quick, I know I can depend on LiveSAFE." Crystal, Orono