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From: firstname.lastname@example.org ("Bored With the Bitch")
Subject: Re: My dad had a stroke. Need something so he can call for help.
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 00:55:57 GMT
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On Tue, 17 Sep 2002 09:02:20 GMT, jimf@DELETEME.pobox.com (Jim (from Oz))
>On Tue, 17 Sep 2002 03:22:27 GMT, email@example.com ("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.
>A wireless doorbell?
What kind of range do they have?
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