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IPad Bluetooth Switch Access Disconnecting? Get Hooked!

We have been using Bluetooth switch interfaces with the Apple mobile devices and the built-in switch access for a few years with our clients here at IPAT.  We have found that in some instances, the switch interface’s Bluetooth connection with the iDevice disconnects frequently, and the individual does not have the support system to get it…
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Senior Safety Program-Updates For 2016-2017

Since 2003, IPAT has been responsible for the day-to-day implementation of North Dakota’s Assistive Safety Devices Distribution Services through a contract with the ND Department of Human Services, Aging Services.  The Senior Safety Program, as it is known, provides up to $300 of safety equipment to qualifying ND Residents, age 60 years and older, not residing in a…
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Emergency Alert Pendant With Fall Detection And NO Monthly Fees!

Emergency Alert Pendants without monthly fees have been available for several years; however, they did not have Fall Detection. Up until recently an emergency pendant with fall detection was only available in devices with monthly fees.  Finally there is one available WITHOUT a monthly fee, the Future Call SOS Pendant Phone with Man Down Function! The SOS Pendant…
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A Portable, Affordable Sit-Stand Desk Solution: VARIDESK

There are many reasons employees would benefit from being able to frequently change position from sitting to standing throughout the day.  For many individuals who have hip replacements, back injuries, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and other issues, the ability to use a sit-stand desk can mean the difference between full and part-time employment to not working at all. Traditional sit-stand desks, whether powered…
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Simple Music Players in all 3 colors

An Easy Music Player And Radio For People With Dementia And Beyond!

A few weeks ago I was tasked to find a simple music player for an individual with dementia.  My search lead me to two wonderful devices that may work for her and many other people. Simple Music Player This device allows the user to stop and start music simply by lifting/lowering a switch.  Music tracks can also be…
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