9/15/2014 – Teen Invents Sensor to Help Alzheimer’s Patients

Sep 15, 2014 Comments Off by

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, of the estimated five million Americans with the disease, about 60 percent of them wander — and often become dangerously lost — as a result.

A fifteen-year-old has invented a pressure sensor that when worn on the bottom of the foot or with a sock detects an increase in pressure and wirelessly sends an alert to a caregiver’s smartphone.

Read the full article at NBC News.

Longevity News 2014, mind, mobility

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