Tracking someone with Dementia – Using Geo-fencing

Tracking Someone With Dementia – Using Geo-fencing Geo-fencing is a popular and life-saving feature when tracking someone with dementia. It’s something that a few different dementia trackers and elderly trackers have, but they tend to work in different ways. Here I’ll go into a little more depth about our Stray Star Dementia Tracker. With a simple text command, you can …

GPS Trackers Dementia: Overcoming Resistance

GPS Trackers Dementia: Overcoming Resistance GPS Trackers Dementia can offer a challenge in persuading the person to wear or carry it.There are normally two main reasons for this:They may not remember to carry itOur Stray Star GPS Trackers Dementia come with a lanyard cable for wearing as a pendant, but can also be used as a key-fob, or carried in the optional …

Challenges of Caring for Someone With Dementia

The Challenges of Caring for Someone With Dementia or Alzheimer’s Here we look at some of the more personal aspects of caring for a person with dementia, from a carer’s point of view.Dementia describes the range of symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by certain diseases and conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular disease and multiple sclerosis.About 850,000 people …

Dementia Tracker: Getting the Support of Care Homes

Dementia Tracker: Getting The Support of Care Workers If you buy a GPS Dementia Tracker for a loved one who is looked after in a care home, you’ll want to ensure that the staff are on-board and know what to do. It helps when things are simple Care and support workers can be incredibly busy, with many other things to remember as …

Alzheimer’s Research Update 19/02/18

Alzheimer’s Research Update 19/02/18 As an aside from GPS Trackers for dementia and Alzheimer’s, here you will find some of the more notable bits of news to emerge from Alzheimer’s research. The links take you to the original articles, in a new tab. 12/02/18 – Arthritis drugs could halve the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, study suggests Drugs used to treat …

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Dementia Trackers

Ensuring GPS Trackers are used properly with Dementia Patients (This page goes into further detail about using GPS Trackers with dementia patients. For a broader outline, please see our main page about dementia wandering). In an ideal world, someone with dementia would carry their GPS tracking device at all times. Of course in the real world, this is more challenging, …

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Fall Detectors

Fall Detectors for Risk of Falling or Stroke It’s the kind of thing that people don’t tend to worry about until it happens, but suffering an accidental fall poses a serious risk which increases with age. In 2019, a survey showed that falling had become the primary concern for 4.3million people in the UK (source: AgeUK). It’s a rational concern …

GPS Trackers for Dementia

GPS Trackers for Dementia – Be Alerted When They Wander GPS trackers for Dementia sufferers offer great reassurance to relatives and carers, and added safety for the wanderer. Dementia sufferers are unfortunately prone to becoming lost or confused – so being able to instantly locate them offers huge peace of mind. Its a common story for relatives of someone with …

GPS Locator Alzheimer’s

GPS Locator Alzheimers – Gives Instant Locations & Alerts Via Text GPS Locator Alzheimer’s is a small, discrete device carried by the person with Alzheimers. Whenever you need to locate them, you can text it for an instant map with pin-point sent directly to your phone by reply. If your loved one with Alzheimers goes wondering, receive an instant text …

Gifts for Someone with Alzheimer’s

Gifts for Someone with Alzheimer’s – The Gift of Freedom & Reassurance If you know someone who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, then you might be looking for a gift of reassurance – a GPS Tracker to locate the person with Alzheimer’s is a great idea. A personal GPS Tracker makes a useful gift for someone with Alzheimer’s. Our …

GPS Trackers for Alzheimer’s Patients

GPS Trackers for Alzheimer’s Patients – When People Go Missing GPS Trackers for Alzheimer’s patients are an essential device for those at risk of wandering.  There are currently over 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, 62% of which have Alzheimer’s disease (sourced from Alzheimer’s Society). 1 in 6 people over the age of 80 have dementia. 70% of people …

GPS Tracking for Alzheimer’s Patients

GPS Trackers for Alzheimer’s Patients – With Safety Alerts and NO Contracts GPS tracking for Alzheimer’s patients is an essential need – approximately 700,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, and up to half will become lost at least once by wandering. So we provide GPS tracking for Alzheimer’s patients that is affordable, multi-functional and leaves the carer …

Alzheimer’s Stages

Alzheimer’s Stages – From Impairment to Severe Decline Remember of course that Alzheimer’s stages will vary from person to person, both in timing and symptoms. It is difficult to place a person in any specific Alzheimer’s stage because alot of overlap will occur. You will notice that a tendency to wander and become lost is characteristic of Alzheimer’s stage 6 …

Using GPS Trackers for Alzheimers

GPS Trackers for Alzheimers Give Freedom & Reassurance GPS tracking devices for alzheimers offer an obvious reassurance to loved ones and relatives. One in fourteen people over the age of 65 have Alzheimers disease, and one in six over 80. Dementia currently affects an estimated 700,000 people in the UK. Alzheimer’s sufferers can become confused, have temporary memory loss, and …