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Vtech Careline Review

When my father passed away last year, my sister and I were very concerned about my Mom living home alone. She is in her early 70’s and still very independent however she has health issues that cause us to worry about her. We thought about getting a monitoring system in case she should have an emergency however the monthly monitoring fees were not within her budget.


I recently discovered the perfect solution with the Vtech Careline™ Home Telephone and Personal Communication System SN6197 for seniors. This is an effective and affordable way for my Mom to keep in touch with us on a regular basis and in case of emergency.

Vtech Careline™ Senior Home Telephone & Personal Communication System

The Vtech Careline™ system offers an exceptional, unique set of products that is attractively priced ($119.95-$179.85) and offers a lot of great features. It includes a Big-Button Corded Phone with digital answering system, Voice Announce® Caller ID and Photo Dials. My Mom has vision problems so she loves the Photo Dials which allowed her to program the four most frequently dialed phone numbers and attach a photo to it so she will never forget which number to dial. Another one of her favorite features is the Voice Announce® Caller ID which tells her who is calling so she doesn’t have to race in from another room to grab the phone to find out who is phoning.

Giving my family piece of mind is the Portable Safety Pendant which my Mom can wear around her neck while she is outside gardening. She programmed in two phone numbers (mine and my sisters) so in case of emergency she can push one button or use voice activated dialing to get help. You can program in any two numbers, including 911 and best of all……there is NO monthly monitoring fee! My Mom loves that it is portable and lightweight and she even called me from outside her home to show me how well it works and I was very pleasantly surprised with how clear the call was from this pendant!

Vtech Careline™ Senior Home Telephone & Personal Communication System

The Cordless Handset is set up in her bedroom and gives her the additional freedom to take the phone with her anywhere in the house, on her porch or outside when she is sitting on her dock. It has Audio Assist® which is a great feature for those with hearing loss and a large screen and big lighted buttons and display screen to assist those with visual impairments.

My family and I are very impressed with the Vtech Careline™ system and I highly recommend for seniors or for those with special needs. It is an excellent way to promote independence for our loved ones and I appreciate the attention to detail put into this phone system by Vtech!

You are invited to visit Vtech to get purchasing information for this system and browse the entire selection of phones, baby monitors, Careline™ products and more.

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.


Maureen is a SAHM who left the Corporate healthcare field to home educate her 6, 7 and 8 year old children. She is a voracious reader for both herself & her kids and also enjoys a natural and organic lifestyle. She lives in Orlando, Fl with her husband Mark, three children and 5 year old boxer, Jack.

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