TRiLOC GPS Locator for Autism and Alzheimer’s Patients

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Anyone who has loved ones afflicted with Autism or Alzheimer’s disease fears for their safety each and every day. Over 500,000 people in the U.S. and Canada alone are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and over 5.5 million seniors suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. The figures are ever-increasing at a rate of 5-10 percent each year. Wandering is a very real possibility, and parents or caregivers search for an effective way to ensure this kind of stress is alleviated. A study found that 90 percent of children with ASD wander at some point, while over 60 percent of seniors with Alzheimer’sRead More

Mental Health Patients Get Tagged

By Harriette Halepis The city of London, England, has begun experimenting with GPS trackers and dangerous mental health patients. The decision to tag mental health patients with GPS tracking bracelets and anklets was made following the gruesome death of an elderly man. Convicted rapist Terrence O’Keefe strangled 73 year old David Kemp after escaping from a mental health facility. This incident prompted London authorities to begin tracking all mental health patients that are given day passes, or those being transferred from one facility to another. The hope is that through constant monitoring of dangerous mental health patients, incidents such asRead More