BLACK+DECKER Launches BLACK+DECKER Health

BLACK+DECKER launches BLACK+DECKER Health – a new product category within the BLACK+DECKER brand that will be dedicated to providing health and wellness solutions direct-to-consumers. As part of this announcement, the company has introduced goVia, a new product line of emergency response systems (PERS) designed to promote confident mobility for active older Americans.

“For more than 110 years, BLACK+DECKER has been a trusted manufacturer of power tools and products for the home,” said Sean O’Brien, product director, BLACK+DECKER Health. “Now, as part of BLACK+DECKER Health, goVia will help provide an extra layer of protection at home and on-the-go to create a world in which active older Americans can be more confident, maintain their lifestyle, and age in place.”

Each product in the goVia line of personal emergency response systems features 24/7 monitoring with a paid monthly subscription powered by Medical Guardian, a leading provider of innovative, connected care solutions for older adults and caregivers which will connect users to trained emergency operators should they need any assistance.

The full product line includes:

·         MINI – a discreet, portable, and wearable on-the-go device that includes nationwide cellular coverage on Verizon 4G LTE.

·         MOVE – a lightweight, wearable on-the-go device that includes nationwide cellular coverage on AT&T.

·         HOME Classic – a personal emergency response device for both in and around your home.

·         HOME Wireless – a personal emergency response device for both in and around your home with no landline required.

·         HOME Fall Detection – an auto-fall detection device that can automatically detect a change in motion brought about by a fall, monitor for the impact associated with a landing, and automatically connect to emergency operators without the need for a landline.

The goVia line is available now. For more information on goVia and other BLACK+DECKER Health products, visit www.blackanddeckerhealth.com.


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