24 Oct '11, 6pm

So darn smart -- GPS walking shoes created for Alzheimer's patients (help track down seniors who might get lost)

So darn smart -- GPS walking shoes created for Alzheimer's patients (help track down seniors who might get lost)

The first shoes with built-in GPS devices — to help track down dementia-suffering seniors who wander off and get lost — are set to hit the U.S. market this month, the manufacturer says. WorldShares lets you earn donations for your favorite nonprofit. Earn up to 20 points now. Learn More Earn Points What's this? Comments Email Twitter Stumble Digg Share GTX Corp said the first batch of 3,000 pairs of shoes has been shipped to the footwear firm Aetrex Worldwide, two years after plans were announced to develop the product. The shoes will sell at around $300 a pair and buyers will be able to set up a monitoring service to locate "wandering" seniors suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. Andrew Carle , a professor at George Mason University 's College of Health and Human Services who was an adviser on the project, said the shoes are likely to save lives and avoid embarrassing and ...

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/gps-...

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channelnewsasia.com 23 Oct '11, 6am

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wondering if I should get these.. hmm.

wondering if I should get these.. hmm.

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Faking Autumn via @aimeesong

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