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Advances in Alzheimers

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There's something happening in this country that will drain tax dollars, terrorize families, and even cost lives as our population ages. The number of people living with dementia is soaring.

"they sleep with one eye open. they're afraid to go to the bathroom."

IT'S A FEAR EXPERIENCED BY ANYBODY WHO'S CARED FOR A LOVED ONE
WITH ALZHEIMER'S.

THIS GREEN LIGHT....
AND GREEN CIRCLE...
COULD CHANGE THINGS.

CARLE : "this is peace of mind for them."

ANDREW CARLE TEACHES AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY. HE'S A FORMER HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVE AND AN EXPERT ON TECHNOLOGY AND THE ELDERLY -
OR AS HE CALLS IT - NANA TECHNOLOGY.
HE'S AN ADVISOR TO A CALIFORNIA COMPANY CALLED GTX.
THEY MAKE SMARTSOLE.


IT'S A SHOE INSERT WITH GPS.

CARLE says: "we've put it in this area around the arch where there's the least amount of weight per square inch so it's more durable."

USING CELL SERVICE, YOU CAN TRACK SOMEBODY ON YOUR COMPUTER OR PHONE.


PARKER says: "smart sole allows you to create something called a geozone. it can be the size of a yard, two blocks, two miles. whatever it is, the moment the person steps beyond it, the caregiver is notified."

CARLE says: "the day they get confused. the day they make the wrong turn. the day they can't find their way back home, that's when everyone in the system will receives these text messages and bring them back home."


WE LACED UP AND WENT FOR A WALK. WHEN WE GOT TOO FAR FROM HIS OFFICE, IT KNEW.


SMARTSOLE ALLOWS PEOPLE TO MAINTAIN SOME INDEPENDENCE.

CARLE says: " in the early stages of the disease, a lot of these people are still going to church, still
seeing their friends, riding a bike.

THE COMPANY'S CEO FIRST GOT THE IDEA FROM THE HIGH PROFILE KIDNAPPING OF ELIZABETH SMART. BUT LEARNED THE ELDERLY WERE A GREATER NEED.

CARLE says: " we've got 5 million people in this country with alzheimer's and related dementia. short of a cure, which is not imminent, that number is going to quadruple to 20 million
people. "

SMARTSOLE COSTS  $249 AND SHOULD BE ON THE MARKET BY THE END OF SUMMER.

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