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Video: EmFinders EmSeeQ(TM) Now Available to Locate Wandering Individuals in Emergency Situations Nationwide
Date:10/14/2009

s EmSeeQ can reliably locate wanderers who are indoors or are otherwise blocked by a wall, roof, or building, regardless of how far they wander from home.

"Time, distance, and physical barriers are consistently daunting variables in wandering scenarios," states Jim Nalley, EmFinders CEO and co-founder. "As the population of at-risk individuals continues to grow, so does the need for support to caregivers and law enforcement. It is heartening to know that our technology will accomplish this goal by providing timely and accurate information to law enforcement officials in a growing number of emergency situations."

Alzheimer's and Autism Facts

According to a recent report by the Alzheimer's Association, there are currently 5.3 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease and a new case is diagnosed every 70 seconds. By 2050, the association expects nearly one million new cases to be diagnosed each year. Furthermore, 1.5 million people living in the US currently have autism and it is known to be the fastest-growing developmental disability with an annual growth rate of 10-17%. An online survey conducted by the National Autism Association showed that 92% of children with autism are prone to wandering and the Alzheimer's Association states that 70% of those with dementia are likely to wander throughout the course of their disability.

About EmFinders

EmFinders, based in Frisco, TX, is a new technology company that has developed a device and subscription service for locating people with Alzheimer's or other impaired adults and children who wander and become lost. The wearable device and locator service uses advanced cellular technology to locate lost individuals, even if they wander inside a building, under a structure or just about anywhere. The device becomes activated on remote command and the locator service works in coordination with emergency responders. EmFinders is a privately held subsidiary
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