According to one study published in Psychology Today (when wandering) “The majority of patients succumb to the environment. One in five dementia patients (42 cases in this study) were found deceased due to hypothermia, dehydration, or drowning. No fatalities were found among dementia patients when they were located within 24 hours. If they were not Read more about Protecting your Loved One from Wandering on Thin Ice this Spring[…]
The latest in locator device technology September marked the launch of Dementia Connections, a magazine specifically written for those living with Dementia and their families. The publication talks about Dementia Friendly Communities and Programs, Expert Advise and Medical Breakthroughs. In March 2013, AHS partnered with a research team led by Lili Liu from the University Read more about SafeTracks™ Featured in Dementia Connections Magazine[…]
The TRiLOC™ GPS wearable is now available through Alberta Health Services RED DEER, AB –(Marketwired – Updated – June 27, 2017) – Canadian owned company SafeTracks GPS Canada Inc. announced today it will be offering a GPS wearable device to provide a long term care alternative for patients living with dementia and seniors who are Read more about SafeTracks™ Health & Wellness Leasing Program to Benefit Alberta’s Seniors at Risk for Falls or Wandering[…]
FEBRUARY 27, 2017 BY AMIE CLARK Here’s a scenario: Dad has a mild form of dementia and still lives at home with mom. Mom is the primary caregiver, but is still able to leave dad at home while she runs errands and goes to the grocery store. One day, Mom comes home to find the Read more about The Senior List: SafeTracks™ Personal Locator: Monitoring for those with Dementia[…]
With the rates of Alzheimer’s increasing each year exponentially, comfort is a key component when your loved one is living with dementia.
Experiencing Dramatic Changes Dementia is a strenuous concept to grasp… Those whom are affected tend to experience dramatic changes that intervene on their day to day life. As the illness progresses, people living with dementia will lose their short term memory however hold some sort of dominance over long term memory. Within our communities, GPS monitors Read more about Why People Unexpectedly Wander[…]