Krystal Tucker

Individuals With Alzheimer’s – Priorities and Tools for Care When thinking about old age, you imagine your parents sitting on their front porch on rocking chairs watching the sun set. However, sometimes aging without aid in the comfort of your own home isn’t an option. Certain conditions can pull aging individuals from that idealistic image …

The birth of the Medical Alert systems happened in the 70s much before the birth of the Internet. No wonder the Medical Alert systems of those days use a telephone line to connect the care receiver to the emergency help. Use of the telephone line changed everything and this is how; Since the person in …

If you know somebody with Dementia or an Autistic child with a tendency to wander, you can relate to the fear of loosing them. Power of the Crowd The  “power of the crowd” is used by companies like four square to help find the best places to eat, drink, shop, or visit, Indiegogo and Kickstarter …

For family, friends and professional caregivers, nothing is more frightening than the idea of a person with autism, suffering from dementia, or memory loss wandering the streets unable to care for themselves and incapable of finding their way home. Elopement and wandering are major concerns in most healthcare settings and if you are dealing with …

With the increase in life expectancy, the world’s population is growing older. Most seniors are resistant to the idea of giving up their autonomy in favor of invasive care and a lot of work is being done to build the infrastructure needed for more of them to maintain their independence as long as possible. Most …

The sunshine and beautiful weather that come along with the summer months can usually draw most people outside of their homes and into the great outdoors at least a handful of times. There are numerous health benefits to being outside. Along with the benefits of physical activity and exercise, getting vitamin D from the sun is …

By Giang Nguyen & Sanjay Chadha iot cloud The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we interact with products and it’s opening up new possibilities for what products can do for us. Fundamental to IoT is the instant collaboration that happens between these smart devices. The beauty behind having a network of interconnected …

By Sanjay Chadha & Giang Nguyen The Medical Alert system was first introduced in the 70s, way before the birth of the Internet as we know it today. During its beginnings, Medical Alert systems used telephone lines to connect care receivers to emergency assistance. A device that was always conveniently within reach and that used …

Parents of young children, children with Autism (ASD), and adults who care for elderly parents with Dementia share a common fear: that their dependants will wander off into precarious or downright life-threatening situations. Parents and adult children struggle with providing their young children or elderly parents with the independence they need, while also living with …

Medical alert bracelets and other forms of proactive injury prevention for seniors who are still living at home are vital to ensure their safety. According to this article, Seniors and Aging–Preventing Falls in and around Your Home  “Every year, one in three Canadian seniors will fall at least once. Hip fractures are the most common …