Alzheimers Aged Care And Technology
Alzheimers aged care, like most of our world can be improved by technology. Premium care whether in Alzheimers aged care or even Arthritis is more efficient when enhanced by technology.
MaxiLife is partnering with Our Community Broadband to ensure that our clients have superfast reliable internet that doesn’t rely on NBN or Telstra. Why? So you can implement technologies in your home that prevent serious problems.
Look At Alzheimers Aged Care Problems
NBN installations in a new development do not allow “smart-home” technology without extra expense. Commonly called “IoT or Internet of Things” these technologies are crucial in providing the highest possible quality of life. That is especially true if you have problems like Alzheimers aged care issues.
Aveo faces fresh allegations over death of resident
It was mid-January 2014 and Victoria was experiencing the longest heatwave in 100 years when 93-year-old Iris Carrie Lees fatefully opened a thick glass door inside the main retirement village building at Melbourne’s Bentleigh suburb and wandered outside into a garden area in the merciless 40-degree plus heat.
But Iris Lees spent her final hours trapped between a high fence on one side and a series of windows on the other, trying to find a way back in.
“There were signs that she had tapped on windows to get attention, which went unnoticed,” a relative who asked for anonymity for personal reasons told Fairfax Media. Via smh.com.au
Alzheimers Aged Care Symptoms of A Bigger Problem
A much bigger problem. Australia follows the USA in many things. Unfortunately there is every chance Alzheimers aged care demand will be one of them.
Alzheimer’s Disease Statistics – Alzheimer’s News Today
Prevalence There is a rapid growth in the number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease, and only around one in four people with the disease get diagnosed. It is estimated that there are approximately 44 million people worldwide living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia. In the U.S., an estimated 5.5 million people of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease.
Reports from the National Institute on Aging indicate that the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease doubles every five years beyond the age of 65. As the population ages, the disease impacts a greater percentage of people. At present, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s disease every 66 seconds. It is thought that by the middle of the century, someone in the U.S. will develop the disease every 33 seconds and the total number of people with Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. could rise to as high as 16 million people by 2050. alzheimersnewstoday.com
What Are The Answers To Alzheimers Aged Care Issues?
Well they are many and varied, prevention is obviously the best. The next best thing is surrounding yourself and your loved ones with the technology to manage the problem.
That poor woman could have been saved by something as simple as a lock activated by a bluetooth chip on her wrist.
So sad that for under $100 locks can be set up even with voice activation or add a camera that can monitor the space. MaxiLife will be using the Samsung Digital Life solution within its developments.
Could Designated Bio-District Be An Answer?
Alzheimers Aged Care Technology facilitates using your brain
Smart homes mean connection to the outside world which exercises the brain a known factor in slowing the onset of the disease and the need for Alzheimers aged care.
Technology facilitates monitoring of Alzheimers Aged Care
Our smart homes mean you can monitor your loved one once that becomes necessary. Geofencing is a way of setting alarms, so that you know if your loved one is “wandering”. If they leave a designated area you or a monitoring service are informed and action taken.
Too many things to mention
As you can see technology is more than just about Alzheimers aged care. We will have other articles on how our implementation of technology can help you and yours.
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