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Tools to enhance safety such as PERS systems. Or to enhance security such as home alarms or home activity monitoring.

 

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Analysis & Exploration: Safety and security tools

Dealing with a Wandering Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Before my wife passed away from Alzheimer’s, she went through a period of wandering outside the home that I could control with a few simple devices. I want to share what I did, and the solutions I used, in the hope they will be useful for others in the same situation I was in.

 

 

Explorer Discussions: Safety and security tools

Smart Home Share & Learn: SF Explorers

When asked which smart home devices they have, San Francisco Explorers answer with more than a few of their personal favorites.  .........Read more

I Want to Do My Own Driving Evaluation

Explorer Ron frames the question: "How does one decide whether or not to continue driving?" Should it be one's self, or someone else? .........Read more

Explorer Recommends Lock Box to Save Your Door

Explorer Geri shares the idea that people who have some type of emergency alert should have a lock box with a house entry door key, so first responders can gain entry in an emergency without kicking in the door. .........Read more

SF Discussion Includes Tech Gadgets and Travel

Technology Gadgets and Travel are the topics of discussion this month by the San Francisco Explorers. .........Read more

 

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Useful Products & Resources: Safety and security tools (shared by our Explorers)

FireAvert - Stove Automatic Shut-Off

FireAvert - Stove Automatic Shut-Off

FireAvert is a device intended to protect the user from dangerous stove fires by turning off power (or gas) to the sstove when it hears a smoke alarm.

Toch Sleepsense, bed sensor

Toch Sleepsense, bed sensor

Toch Sleepsense is a non-wearable sleep tracker designed to allow caregivers to monitor the safety of their loved ones while asleep. It also lets you monitor your own sleep.

iGPS Phoenix Watch

iGPS Phoenix Watch

The iGPS Phoenix Watch is intended to be worn by older adults or children and - when paired with the app - to keep track of their movements, signal departure from a designated location, and provide cellular, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connections where available.

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WellBe Medical Alert Plus

WellBe Medical Alert Plus

WellBe Medical Alert PLUS combines a medical alert smart watch, and (optionally) a virtual healthcare assistant, which comes in a smart speaker.

AngelSense

AngelSense is a wearable GPS tracker with two-way speakerphone and emergency call button capabilities designed to monitor the location of the wearer for safety. 

HomeEXCEPT

HomeEXCEPT

HomeExcept is a Canadian company producing non-intrusive monitoring solutions intended to measure mobility, medication, assists, and toileting without the use of cameras or microphones.

Dementia Tracker GPS Watch by TechSilver

Dementia Tracker GPS Watch by TechSilver

The TechSilver Dementia Tracker GPS watch is intended to provide cell phone features indoors and outdoors and an adjustable GPS 'safe zone' wander alert. .

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Theora Care

Theora Care

Theora Care is designed to combine the functions of a smartphone app with wearable devices and other sensors to keep caregivers and care recipients connected. The initial use case is for people with dementia.

Trelawear: Medical Alert Meets Jewelry

Trelawear: Medical Alert Meets Jewelry

Trelawear has a line of jewelry that functions as a medical alert. The idea is to create a medical alert pendant that looks attractive, and not like a medical alert at all.

 

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