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GPS Tracker For Dementia Patients Canada

What is the best GPS tracker for Alzheimer’s patients?

Many people living in Canada probably have some understanding of what dementia is, but most Canadians have no idea the impact the degenerate and debilitating disease has on families and those suffering. Dementia can not only be extremely scary for those who personally have to deal with the illness but even those family members who find themselves in the position of having to provide care for their elderly loved ones. The battle is day-to-day, with some days being good and others being bad, but when the bad days do arrive they can be intense and scary. This is why it is important for Canadians to get even a small glimpse of the impact dementia can have on family members in an effort that we can all better understand what exactly so many families have to go through on a daily basis. With someone somewhere in the world being diagnosed with dementia every 7 seconds, more needs to be done for us to understand and solve the mystery surrounding this disease that there is no cure for. Thankfully, many Canadian families are getting some small level of peace-of-mind thanks in large part to dementia GPS trackers.

Dementia GPS Tracker

real time gps tracker magnetAlzheimer Societies’ Pick For GPS Device

  • Allow Caregivers To Locate Seniors
  • GPS Locator For People With Dementia 
  • Mini GPS Tracker With SIM Card
  • Intuitive Smartphone App
  • Personal GPS For Home Care
  • Top Locator Devices For People With Alzheimer Dementia

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One of the top-rated GPS location devices by the Alzheimer Society of Canada, this real time GPS is one of the best ways to improve dementia care. Aging loved ones can wander, intentionally leave care facilities, or require the assistance of emergency responders. Alberta health officials have stated that any individual with dementia or showing late stages of dementia, should be equipped with a tracker watch or personal GPS. The reason? Location devices can help families find a missing person or aging loved one battling Alzheimer’s disease.

Locations where dementia GPS trackers are frequently used in Canada:

  1. Toronto, Ontario. 
  2. Montreal, Quebec. 
  3. Vancouver, British Columbia. 
  4. Calgary, Alberta. 
  5. Edmonton, Alberta. 
  6. Ottawa, Ontario. 
  7. Quebec City, Quebec. 
  8. Hamilton, Ontario. 

Learn more about what to do if an elderly parent gets lost while driving.

One of the scariest things that Canadian families who have someone with dementia face are their loved one wandering away or becoming lost. As depicted in the above video, the elderly Asian woman who appeared in control while she was shopping for some food for her granddaughter quickly and inexplicably became confused and disoriented after she purchased some chicken from a local market. Unable to recognize where she was, the elderly woman began begging strangers to take her home so she could feed her granddaughter. As day became night, the elderly woman’s family quickly realized something was wrong and began frantically searching for their missing loved one. Although in the movie the family was able to locate the wandering senior with dementia who was lost near highly trafficked public streets, in real life many families are not so quick to find a missing family member. In real life people suffering from dementia sometimes are not found for hours, days, or even weeks! Although senior safety medical alert technology has not brought us a cure for the terrible disease it has brought us GPS tracking and vehicle tracking technology that can at the very least help families locate and find those who are wandering.

Location Technologies For Seniors Living With Dementia 

The panic and anxiety people feel when they are frantically trying to find a missing loved one is almost unbearable, and the video does do a good job of relaying that message. However, it is because of this fear that so many families have experienced that people are turning to real-time tracking devices with GPS enabled panic buttons to help families quickly and safely find an elderly loved one who has gone missing. Those who have knowledge that their elderly family members are showing signs of dementia or other memory-related illnesses can use hard-wire cables to permanently install a live GPS tracking unit to the senior’s vehicle, and the senior GPS tracker can then be used to send out alerts and location-based data. The GPS data is displayed over a web-based application or via smartphone, making it easy to locate a person with dementia wandering.

GPS tracking systems can also be used as portable devices that elderly people suffering from dementia can keep in their pockets.

Canadian GPS Bracelet For Dementia Patients

Dementia wandering products are created equal, and nobody understands this statement more clearly than the senior safety professionals at Tracking System Direct. However, the global distribution company for dementia wandering devices believes in keeping a small, exclusive line of GPS systems that combine reliability and affordability that can meet the needs of all consumers, companies, and government agencies. Over the past year, Tracking System Direct has only carried a small number of exclusive senior GPS trackers for the elderly. Although dementia wandering devices have been an incredible solution in terms of performance, they did not meet all of the needs of consumers interested in personal tracking situations. This is the reason why the company is looking into dementia GPS tracker bracelets for Canada!

Dementia Wandering Safety Devices In Canada

One of the emerging markets for GPS monitoring devices that have really jumped in prevalence over the past few years has been elderly monitoring. With so many baby boomers entering the twilight of their lives, almost everybody knows somebody suffering from memory-related illnesses such as dementia. Whether that family member continues to live independently on their own or in a senior home, family members concerned about wandering will now have a small, compact, and discrete GPS tracker device they can use to know everywhere that elderly family member goes.

“What people can expect from our senior tracking devices is reliability and performance, but also trackers designed to keep families more easily connected to someone suffering from dementia”, explained a GPS consumer tracker specialist for Tracking System Direct. “The light and portable dementia wandering safety devices with panic buttons are some of the smallest units on the market, making them ideal for fragile senior citizens who could be wandering, or getting lost in familiar locations. Our hope is that these dementia GPS trackers will give Canadian families the additional security and safety that will help alleviate fear.”

Tracking System Direct understands that each individual has different needs and wants from a dementia GPS tracker. Some people need a vehicle monitoring solution capable of networking an entire fleet of automobiles, while others simply need a car tracking solution that can document the maximum speed a teenager is driving on a daily basis. Although the GPS product line may not be as vast as many other companies that distribute tracker devices, the products are capable of meeting the needs of almost every possible monitoring application a business or consumer could imagine. Anyone with questions about the new senior tracker or any of the other GPS systems can contact a Tracking System Direct representative any day of the week. GPS fleet tracking and personal surveillance experts are always standing by to provide assistance.

If you or someone you know would like more information on dementia please feel free to visit the Alzheimer’s Association of Canada website or contact them directly. For those interested in learning more about real-time monitoring technology Tracking System Direct is available seven days a week to provide answers about the benefits of GPS.