TECH  ·   February 20, 2014

GPS tracking shoes may reduce costs of wandering Alzheimer's patients

- A professor at George Mason University hopes a shoe with GPS tracking, developed for Alzheimer's patients can bring peace of mind to families and cut costs for local municipalities, who often carry the financial burden of searching for patients who wander off. Editor's note: A previous version of this video incorrectly identified Andrew Carle as an employee of The Washington Post. ()

- A professor at George Mason University hopes a shoe with GPS tracking, developed for Alzheimer's patients can bring peace of mind to families and cut costs for local municipalities, who often carry the financial burden of searching for patients who wander off. Editor's note: A previous version of this video incorrectly identified Andrew Carle as an employee of The Washington Post. ()

GPS tracking shoes may reduce costs of wandering Alzheimer's patients (2:17)

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