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October 4th in Communityproviders
Peace of Mind with Emergency Response Systems

It’s not only falls that bring about the need for immediate assistance. It could also be a chronic health condition that can flare up, or strike with an unexpected episode leaving your loved one debilitated.

With the press of a button, the system is...

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Great topic! Depending of the individual, an emergency pendant may be a great solution however those with a cognitive disorder may not remember that they are wearing such a device and will not push the button in emergency situations. An assistive ...

October 17th
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October 4th in DistanceCaregiving
Caring for Loved-Ones from a Distance

Being apart can be hard, but there are ways to make providing care from a distance feel easier and better for everyone involved.

Caring for someone that is more than an hour away constitutes a long-distance care arrangement, and it can be hard to know...

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In today's world where loved ones are scattered across the country, long distance care is a topic we cover often. What if Dad falls and he is alone until someone stops by to check on him? What is Mom becomes confused and begins to wander? ...

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October 17th
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September 15th in Communityproviders
1/3 of falls over the age of 65 falls each year

1/3 of the senior population over 65 falls each year but many incidents go unreported and unrecognized by family or caregivers so this statistic is a guess-estimate. 80 years, over half of seniors fall annually. (Stats Can)

For seniors that live ...

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A GPS Emergency Communication Device can collect data and send notifications when a fall has occurred. The TRiLOC GPS Watch for example has a 3 axis accelerator that detects an actual fall (and eliminates false alarms). We have accomplished this ...

October 17th
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September 14th in Practical
Travel Anyone?

I just found the Society for Disability Travel and Hospitality Website which contains great information on traveling with a disability or illness and also provides links to third party sites that provide travel experiences. ...

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Great information and thank you for posting the link. Another thing to consider is to purchase or lease a GPS Emergency Communication Device for the at-risk individual. Some things to look for if choosing this option are: independent devices that are...

October 17th
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Hello friends! I have a question for caregivers.... Currently SafeTracks TRiLOC GPS watch is monitored by family members and loved ones via a free online platform and app. My question is, would you be interested in having the device monitored via ...

August 20th
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SafeTracks GPS

Published by Lorinda Porter · August 1 at 4:10 PM ·

Friends we need your #VOTE! SafeTracks has made a video submission to the Age-Well Impact Challenge and we would be humbled if you took the time to watch and #Vote! You can vote ...

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Welcome to the group everyone! Please feel free to ask any questions you have about GPS wearables!

May 11th
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