It is not easy to take care of people with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Especially when you are working and your loved ones with dementia or Alzheimer’s are alone at home. But now you do not have to worry about that because of the GPS Shoe Insoles. This GPS Shoe Insoles can help you track your loved ones.
It is not easy to take care of people with dementia, every day has new challenges and experiences. And keeping your loved ones safe who are suffering from the disease is not an easy job. They suffer from memory impairment from time to time. They lose focus, attention, and grip over the present. They easily slip into the past and it takes quite some time to slip back into the present.
Because people with dementia or Alzheimer’s lose their ability to focus, pay attention and solve problems, they lose track and wander off and are easily distressed. Los Angeles, California based company GTX Corporation has designed a pair of smart GPS shoe insoles that will help you track your loved ones.
You can track the movement of the wearer if they are wearing these shoe insoles with GPS in them. According to the information shared by the company on their website, the insoles of the ergonomic shoes can fit inside adult shoes easily and are just like any other regular shoe insoles. It is not only easy to track the patient but it also eliminates the need to carry a separate tracking device.
And usually, a person suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s with their condition forget to take their tracking device along with them. With these shoe insoles, one needs not to worry about their location because these shoe insoles are permanently attached to the person. It also helps to avoid the stigma with the visible tracking device.
The website says “This is wearable technology that not only provides peace of mind, but can also save lives, while preserving the privacy and dignity of the wearer.” Although the shoe insole with a GPS tracker is thicker than the normal ones they are easy and comfortable to wear. There is not much difference once they start wearing these special shoe insoles and with time it seems normal.
The Smart sole retails at $299 along with which a service plan of $29.99 per month or $74.99 quarterly is required to keep them functional. One would also require access to GTX Corporation’s mobile data network. Other than that the company provides two more tracking devices to track any person with the help of AngelSense and iTrack.
According to the website AngelSense “it attaches to clothing and can only be removed by the caregiver, is another GTX Corp product. It provides a daily report of location, routes, stops and transit speeds and instantly alerts the caregiver if their loved one is in an unfamiliar place or has not left for an appointment on time.”
And “iTrack pairs with a smartphone app to track a loved one, and includes a motion or fall sensor; it sends an alert to the caregiver if a fall is detected. The iTraqNano, which is marketed as the world’s smallest all-in-one tracking device with global tracking, can last up to four months on one battery charge” The company provides amazing tracking devices for the safety of your loved ones.