Interesting Partners & Resources
WalkJoy - Catch them before they fall!
WalkJoy is an FDA approved product that can quickly and easily assign a fall risk score to a person based on actual data collected from the way the person walks. If a person is identified as a fall risk, physical therapy can be introduced to help reduce the fall risk score. One of the most common catalysts for the decline of a senior is when they start to fall. WalkJoy has a second product that helps those suffering from Peripheral Neuropath to be able to walk with greater confidence. The FDA approved unit allows the person to feel when their heal strikes the ground and then feed that information along healthy nerve paths to the brain. You can read more about WalkJoy at www.walkjoy.com
Audicus is a company dedicated to offering high quality hearing aids at a fraction of the cost. Instead of paying $3000 - $5000 for each hearing aid, Audicus offer the same hearing aids for under $500.
Learn more about Audicus at www.audicus.com
The History Project
Our parent's generation has some amazing stories to tell. The journey lines are incredible. Capturing these life stories can be a daunting task. The History Project has developed a simple to use website that allows for friends and family to collaborate, create, and capture the story of this treasure that is our parent's generation.
Music and Memory
The link between music and our memory is undeniable. When you hear a song does it take you back to the exact time and place in your life? This non-profit is dedicated to bringing music to those who suffer from dementia. By creating a playlist of a patient's favorite songs and using a simple iPod, they are bringing joy to a group of people once lost. Watch the touching video of Henry to experience the power of this program.