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Great Solutions for Alzheimer's and Dementia Sufferers

The Alzheimer Store has great solutions for seniors including GPS Shoes for wandering. Jane Hanson sits down with Brittany Barnet, Director of The Alzheimer's Store -- -- a family-owned online business, to discuss products and services that relieve the caregiver of their daily stress, while making people with Alzheimer's and dementia feel safe and comfortable in their own environment by Alzheimer's-proofing the home. Full story »

Special Report: Preventing Silver Alerts with GPS sneakers

May 21, 2012 - CBS12 News - West Boca Raton, FL

You've seen the silver alerts on CBS 12 many times. An elderly person wanders off and can't find their way back home. If you have a loved one with Alzheimers disease the numbers show there is a big chance they'll wander off. But there is a new invention that could help you find them faster than police.

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GPS shoes help track people suffering from Alzheimer's

It's a heart-stopping moment when a caregiver for an Alzheimer's patient realizes their charge has wandered away. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das looks at new shoes from GTX that could help find them.

GPS devices and other technology used by elderly for better health and security

Older adults have integrated a wide range of modern technology, including GPS devices into their daily lives to stay better connected with friends, care for their families, and maintain their health.

This patient education program explores how the elderly are embracing technology. Laptops, smart phones, GPS shoes, other GPS tracking devices and automated pill dispensers are among the many tools that are helping the elderly live a better life.

Many people who are also looking for innovative ways to let their loved ones stay in their own homes as long as possible, such as using GPS shoes to track the location of Alzheimer's and demetia patients who tend to wander off. The technology provides real time information about their location.

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GPS Shoes Help Track Dementia Patients

GPS Shoes by GTX Corp help track people suffering with dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

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GPS Shoes Track Dementia Patients

With the use of GPS Technology, the GPS Smart Shoe by GTX Corp will send you a text message if the wearer has wandered out of a predetermined area (set by you). You are directed to a website which shows the exact location of the wearer. It is estimated that up to 60 percent of people with Alzheimer's — the most common form of dementia — will become lost at least once.

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Tracking Alzheimer's & Dementia Patients

Tracking Alzheimer's & dementia patients in real-time with a GPS Shoe tracking device which sends an alert to the caregiver or family member if dementia patient wanders away. Up to 70% of Alzheimer's and dementia patients will wander during the course of the disease. Technology can now be used to provide dementia help and suport to dementia caregivers.

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GPS Shoes Help Alzheimer's Patients, Caregivers

CBS News - It's very common for people who have dementia to wander off on their own. When that happens, frantic family members have to search for them, and call the police if they can't find them.

But there's now another option. Technology -- in the form of shoes that have GPS tracking is beginning to revolutionize how caretakers keep tabs on their loved ones who sometimes wander.

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Technology developed to track missing children now helps the families of those with Alzheimer's disease

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Introducing the GPS Smart Shoe

The smartest shoes you will ever own.

GPS Smart ShoeGPS Smart Shoe by GTX Corp (GTXO) is now available in sizes 7 to 14 for both men and women. The shoe is ideal for keeping an eye on Alzheimer’s patients from afar via the convenient online Viewing Portal.

“Athletes who excel in sports like Bicycling and Long Distance Running use GPS to track their progress while training. This is no different”, says CEO Patrick Bertagna. “Just like a coach monitoring your trainee, you can make sure Dad has not wandered off. We even have a barrier breach warning (GEO Fence). If the wearer wanders out of the designated area, you will receive a warning via text message.”

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High Tech Gadgets Help Alzheimers Patients

GTX Corp. is introducing new shoes, loafers and sneakers, with GPS built into them. CBS technology expert Katie Linendoll said they can really come in handy for families who are taking care of relatives suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. With a downloadable app, they can track them using the GPS or get an alert if the person wanders out of a pre-set safe zone.

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GPS Shoes keep track of your loved ones

GTX Corp CEO Patrick Bertagna talks about GPS Shoe on CNN, GPS Apps Provide Peace of Mind

Future Family: Life In the Digital Age preview

Future Family Life in the Digital AgeThe Discovery Channel - Nov. 13, 2010 - This patient education program explores how baby boomers the 78 million Americans born in the wake of World War II are embracing technology to better manage increased work and home responsibilities.  Future Family discusses the GPS footwear by GTX Corp.

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Andrew Carle on Elder Tech Trends

Andrew Carle with gadgets he calls Nana - November 5, 2010 - ElderGadget’s Michael Goldman starts the series with a conversation with Andrew Carle, an Assistant Professor at George Mason University. Andrew is also an expert on technology development for seniors, and is a consultant for the Nintendo Corp., GTX Corp., and several other companies about how to make their newest gadgets more elder friendly.

How does a GPS tracking system work?

How GPS Tracking System WorksPatrick Bertagna, GTX Corp. - 10/26/2010 - Global Positioning System (GPS) is a worldwide radio-navigation system formed from the constellation of 24 satellites and their ground stations. The Global Positioning System is mainly funded and controlled by the U.S Department of Defense (DOD). The system was initially designed for the operation of U. S. military. But today, there are also many civil users of GPS across the whole world. The civil users are allowed to use the Standard Positioning Service without any kind of charge or restrictions.

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