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The walking cane that brings people with dementia back home.
A recent research shows that there are about 10 people with dementia lost their way home every day. The solution to the problem for now is passively assist families to find their lost beloved-ones. Hence, in order to actively cope with the problem, the walking cane can help dementias find the right direction and physically lead them to the right track. To the dementias, the device can help build confidence, no longer consider themselves burden to their family, being more willing to go outside. To the caregivers and families, feeling more safe and know how to find their beloved ones.
Shih Chien University
Taipei City, Taiwan