For whatever reason, you cannot be with your mom 24/7. You might live in another state. You might have children that need you at home. Work schedules and family dynamics can also impact your schedule. One thing you don’t have to do is worry about what your mom is doing.
Keep up-to-date with your mom’s activities using one of these apps. She has her privacy, but you’ll get a notification when she gets out of bed and out of the shower. You’ll know when she takes her medications and has breakfast. This eases your worries and allows her to live independently without risking her safety.
Designed specifically for Alzheimer’s patients and family caregivers, ALZCom creates a daily calendar that everyone can follow to make sure tasks are completed on time. The font and color contrast to make it easy for someone with Alzheimer’s to read. Each day is broken down into times, so your mom knows when to eat, when to take pills, if there are any appointments, and when to take a walk or get exercise. There’s an audible alert, too.
Better Alerts Caregiver
You need to purchase the Better Alerts monitoring system to use this app. Once you do, you can track your mom’s activities. If she falls, you’ll get an alert. Both you and your mom get alerts when it’s time for her to take her daily medications. If your mom goes for a walk, you have GPS to tell you where she is and when she makes it home safe. If she needs help, she can press the button on her Better Alerts device and connect to 911 in an instant.
This app is designed for family caregivers. It tracks the amount of sleep your mom gets, when she eats and drinks, and there’s a chat room where you can talk to your siblings and professional caregivers to ensure everyone knows of concerns, appointments, or changes to care plans.
Kwido for Caregivers
Kwido connects approved users and yourself with your elderly mom through video chat or phone. It tracks appointments and schedules offering medication reminders and alerts when an appointment is coming up. It can also track health information like blood pressure, weight, pulse, and body temperature. You can set who has permission to add and view information.
Welbi connects to health and fitness trackers like FitBit and iHealth. It can tell you when your mom gets up, when she eats, what her pulse is, what her blood pressure is, and when she last took a walk. If there are concerns, you’ll get a notification and can take the appropriate response.
While an app is helpful at keeping up with your mom’s health and activities, a home care professional is even better. You’ll have direct contact with a home care aide who is there to provide companionship and assistance as often as desired. Learn more about home care services by calling today.