5Star Urgent Response | Personal Safety at the Push of a Button


Personal safety is an important issue in everyone’s life. Just today I was at the local “mart” with Ethan. He’s three and seriously curious. Just a second of distraction and he didn’t see me turn the corner. His little panicked outcry of “MOMMY!?” made my heart skip a beat.
responder-keys5Star Urgent Response is a great new product that is small enough to fit into a pocket, on a chain around a neck, in a backpack, purse or even on a keychain.

If Ethan had indeed been lost, one press of the button would have connected me with a skilled team of highly-trained Certified Response Agents. They immediately know who you are and where you where with a built in GPS. They would have been able to access my situation and send the appropriate help.

Do you have children that walk to school or wait for the bus alone? I have a teenager that likes to hang out with his friends alone, oftentimes riding his longboard around the town enjoying a little freedom. Last summer he fell off his bike while hanging with his friends and broke his arm… over a mile from home. If he would have had the emergency responder on him and pushed the button, the Response Agent could have conferenced Josh with myself or called 911. Having the Urgent Response on his person would give me a great deal of peace about his safety.

5Star Urgent Response is great for many situations.
  • When you are nervous walking to your car
  • If you get separated from your child
  • If you or your child are approached by a stranger
  • If you suddenly can’t catch your breath/having chest pains etc

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Reliable Nationwide Coverage

So how does it work? The 5Star Urgent Response works over one of the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless networks. It will work nationwide and will provide help anytime and anywhere wireless coverage is available. 

Enhanced Location Technology

The 5Star has built in GPS technology. Between your “frequent locations” information that you provide in your Personal Profile, the GPS and advanced location training they can tell where you are when you call.  Online Locator Service for Responder customers enables authorized users to securely and privately find the device and/or family member at mygreatcall.com.

5Star and 9-1-1 Work Together

Agents know who you are and where you are when you call in, are able to access your situation and provide or send the appropriate help. From dispatching 911 or conferencing in your family or friends they will stay on the line until your situation is resolved.

If you know you need 911, you can skip speaking with the Agents by holding down the Responder Call Button for five seconds. It will directly connect you to 911. After a 911 call the Agent will make sure your situation was resolved.

5Star Includes Our Award Winning Live Nurse Free

Kids tend to get sick in the middle of the night or on the weekends when the doctor’s office is closed. 5Star offers unlimited mobile health advice from a registered nurse 24 hours a day. Nurses are available in English or Spanish.

Affordable – No Contract

    5Star is just $14.99 a month with no contracts and no cancellation fees. Service for each additional device is only $8.99 a month. Get $10 off the $35 one-time Responder activation fee when you activate online.


Disclosure: This post brought to you by 5Star Urgent Response.


  1. Donna B. says

    I’ve been thinking about getting one of these, thanks for the review.

    • Deb says

      Oh fabulous! Peace of mind in shopping malls 🙂

  2. crafty says

    What a great idea for this day and age. My sister will love this for her children.

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