This is such a good idea, Alert by HelpAround (for iPhone and Apple Watch) will tell three of your designated contacts when you need help – and can even call 911.

Developed by the people behind Diabetes Helpers , the newly released Apple Watch OS 2 (and iPhone) apps promise a valuable lifeline to seniors, people with major health problems, or any one of us, really.

Think of it like a panic button. On your Apple Watch (or iPhone). While it’s true such panic button solutions are available, there are many who won’t use them, partly because of the stigma of illness and ageist prejudice, partly because they may make wearers appear to be victims, which can attract fresh problems.

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