tomorrow’s call topic: Topic: “GPS Shoes – ‘Nana’ Technology for Individuals with Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia”

Topic: “GPS Shoes – ‘Nana’ Technology for Individuals with Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia”
by Andy Carle & Patrick Bertagna

Time: THURSDAY JULY 9, 2009
2pm EDT/1pm CDT/12n MDT/11am PDT

Dial In#: 269-320-8200 Access Code: 968410# Optional Web-based Portion (for visual aides & chat features) http://webmeeting.dimdim.com/portal/JoinForm.action?confKey=grandcare

TOMORROW’S AGENDA:

I. HOUSEKEEPING/ANNOUNCEMENTS
– – Upcoming Conference Call Topics/Speakers
7-16-09 Brain Fitness (My Vigorous Mind)
7-23-09 Medication Adherence (MedSignals)
7-30-09 OPEN (contact laura@grandcare.com) for
details)
8-6-09 Resources for Alzheimers/Dementia (Rosemary Bakker)

Now Seeking Speakers for August. Contact Laura Mitchell for details.

II. INTRODUCTIONS

III: ROUND TABLE Nothing is “off the table”
This Week’s HOT Topics
A. Tech Share (What’s new? Share your stories
here)
B. Upcoming Shows (Connected Health Symp, CEDIA, EHX, etc.) C. Interest in Paid Educational Webinars?

IV: CALL TOPIC:
As recently featured on CNN.com (see link below), review an exciting new technology that will incorporate miniaturized GPS technology and 2-way tracking and “Geo-Fencing” capabilities in shoes to be worn by individuals afflicted with Alzheimer’s and related dementia.
http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/06/10/gps.shoes/index.html

Andrew Carle is President of Carle Consulting, LLC and Director of the Program in Assisted Living/Senior Housing Administration at George Mason University. He is internationally known for coining the term “Nana” Technology to describe microchip based technologies capable of improving quality of life for seniors, and serves as an advisor to GTX Corporation, which has developed the GPS shoe and tracking technology. Additional information on Mr. Carle can be found at:
http://chhs.gmu.edu/faculty-and-staff/directory/carle

Patrick Bertagna is Chairman, President, CEO and founder of Global Trek Xploration (GTX) and co-inventor of the patented GPS Footwear technology. His career spans 27+ years in building companies in both technology and consumer branded products. Additional information on Mr. Bertagna and GTX can be found at their website at:
http://www.gtxcorp.com

V: WRAP-UP
A. Questions
B. What it takes to become a partner to the GC Vision Team. Receive reduced rates & residuals.
Contact dealers(at)grandcare.com

This weekly conference call is hosted by GrandCare Systems. GrandCare is a complete communication, cognition and wellness technology allowing individuals to remain independent, safe & healthy at home.

Hope to catch you on the call tomorrow!

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