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Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 08:23:37 -0700
From: Charles Edmondson
Organization: Edmondson Engineering
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:0.9.4.1) Gecko/20020508 Netscape6/6.2.3
Subject: Re: My dad had a stroke. Need something so he can call for help.
X-Original-Trace: 17 Sep 2002 08:23:33 -0700, 10.38.34.223
Bored With the Bitch wrote:
> I need to pick your brains about available gadets. My Dad just got
> home this evening from spending the last 5 days in the hospital
> recovering from a stroke. When it struck, he had been calling for
> several seconds before I heard him and got to his room. So what I am
> wondering is, do you know of any device that can be worn around the
> wrist that will send a signal to another wristband? What we're after is
> a simple one-touch gadet that will alert me he needs help, something
> that will signal me within about 50 yards or so. It should be audible
> even outside, and preferably it could vibrate since the rare times I
> listen to music I like headphones. I haven't started searching anywhere
> for it since he just OK'd the idea this evening, so please don't assume
> I'm familiar with anything yet.
> Thanks for anything you can suggest.
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Take a look at maxaids.com. They have a lot of different aids for the disabled, so they will probably have something...
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