GPS Shoes now available for Alzheimer’s Patients


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Interesting IT application – having a parent who regularly wandered off, I can appreciate this one!

 As vivacious technology enthusiasts, many of us willingly announce our location to the world through apps like Foursquare, Gowalla and Google Latitude. However, for the five million Americans who suffer from Alzheimer’s, location-based technologies aren’t frivolous, they are an incredible way to keep tabs on loved ones and can therefore be life-saving.

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