Tips to Keep Senior’s with Dementia Safe from Wandering off

Interestingly, I don’t read anything about tagging/tracking/ GPS devices 😉

Silicon Valley Comfort Keepers

With Alzheimer’s or any other type of dementia, our senior loved ones face problems with their memory functions and cannot remember familiar faces, names, places and addresses. Besides, due to being mentally disoriented they may unintentionally get out of home and wander off to somewhere unknown. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6 in 10 people with dementia will wander, and if not found within 24 hours, up to half will suffer serious injury or death.

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So, Comfort Keepers Dementia Care San Jose has brought to you the list of safety measures that you should take to keep your senior loved ones with dementia safe from wandering away.

  • Always keep a medical identification device with your senior loved ones. Keeping the ID card in their wallet is not enough. The best option is to have a medical id wearable like a bracelet, watch or pendant.
  • Ensure best quality supervision.
  • Dress your…

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