29 August 2009

Wi-Fi sensory system helps family carers

Families say Healthsense's ENeighbor Remote Monitoring System helps keep relatives with Alzheimer's safe at home and out of memory care
Healthsense: 18 August 2009
Families in Ohio and Pennsylvania who use Healthsense's state-of-the-art eNeighbor® remote monitoring to help care for elderly relatives with Alzheimer's disease or dementia say the technology has enabled them to keep their loved ones safe at home for longer and delay placing them permanently in secured memory care units. They also credit the Healthsense technology with improving their own quality of life by helping relieve the stress and strain of tending to seniors with Alzheimer's or dementia.

"Without the eNeighbor system, I honestly don't think my mother would still be able to live at home with us," said Mary White, who has used the Healthsense technology for about a year in her Toledo, Ohio residence to help care for her 88-year-old mother, who has Alzheimer's. "She does so much better here with me than in a nursing home. She eats better. She exercises more. She has more company here. It also gives me peace of mind. Before, I couldn't even go out to the mailbox to get the mail without worrying that she might open a door and wander off." … > full press release

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