Electronic Tags for Dementia Patients

The UK Alzheimer’s Society recently announced, “Electronic tagging has the potential to offer benefits to people with dementia and their carers.” Citing practical and ethical issues yet to be fully addressed, the Society suggested further research and urged striking a balance between the benefits of tracking a patient prone to wandering and the potential civil […]

What’s up with Grandma? – Dementia, Dehydration or Drugs: From the Desk of CEO Kevin Sypniewski

Recently, Elizabeth Cohen of CNN wrote an article about is “Grandma drugged up?” While the title was alarming, the reality was even more disturbing. I sent this article to our team at AGIS. The response was shocking. I immediately heard back from three employees that have had this experience in their own family. I got […]

Heads Up: Prevent Brain Injury

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month so “feed your head” and read about the causes of brain injury and what you can do to prevent them. Serious risk for older adults: You don’t need to be a superhero to know that falls are the major cause of head injury in older adults. A common scenario […]