locator device project

Can GPS technology help dementia sufferers stay independent longer?

CTV News is covering aging well and GPS technology.

Researchers in Alberta are trying to determine whether GPS technology can help people with early stage dementia stay safe and live independently longer. The Locator Device Project is a six-month trial being conducted out of the University of Alberta. Researchers are testing out GPS technology to locate wandering or lost people who have cognitive impairments.

Read more about the Locator Device Project.