French Red Cross provide Alzheimer patients with bracelets for greater autonomy

The French Red Cross has just partnered with Bluelinea, an operator for connected lifestyle devices supporting dependent older persons in their homes, to provide persons with Alzheimer disease with a GPS bracelet which will enable them to move around more safely. The objective of this cooperation is to improve the autonomy and well-being of people with dementia and support caring relatives. 

The bracelet is a strong waterproof geolocalisation device connected to a contact and search platform operating 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. The lost person will be located accurately and the carer immedialtely contacted.

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