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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT 7/20/2020

Companion for Life started upgrading our service and equipment on 7/7/2020. All emergency response systems and buttons will soon be monitored exclusively by Medical Guardian.

As of today, nearly 200 subscribers have switched over to Medical Guardian with the rest scheduled to be switched by 7/31/2020.

If you have not received a call from us regarding an appointment, don’t worry, we will get to you as soon as we can.

For those with new equipment but did not receive or lost their user guide you may download the appropriate guide from the links found on the sidebar.

Thank you for your patience.

Gus Ceballos - Program Director


The Companion for Life Project


Companion for Life provides personal emergency response equipment that will summon help when it is needed. This equipment supports the continued independence for seniors and disabled individuals living in their home by improving their safety and sense of well being.

Contact us directly at (831) 688-9217



Description of Services


When an individual experiences a fall, a medical crisis, or other emergency, every second counts. If they are alone, delayed medical care or assistance can jeopardize recovery or independence. With a simple push of a button, our trained Response Associates provide fast and caring assistance, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Why Choose Companion For Life Instead of Another Product?


Companion For Life Provides the following features that no one else can match:
  • Hands-on in-home installation courtesy of our friendly & expert home installers
  • State of the Art equipment manufactured by Medical Guardian
  • A sliding scale for low-income individuals; your fees go to a local non-profit organization, and help us provide discounted equipment to those who can’t afford to pay the full cost
  • Our trained staff are available for service calls as long as you’re a subscriber, unlike mail order or off-the-shelf products

Mission & History


Originating as a pilot program of the Seniors Council in 1989, the Companion For Life Project rejoined the Seniors Council in 2015 after 25 years of independent operation to insure the best possible delivery of services to our local elders. The goal of the Companion for Life Program is to provide a locally based medical alert service at the lowest feasible cost to all individuals who desire continued independence at home due to failing health or other factors.
The Companion for Life Project