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Here we list information, articles, updates etc. related to independent living and the importance of having a way to keep an eye on your loved ones.

In many of the examples below, the Carecheck alerting system would have ensured that someone would have checked in on their helpless loved ones and may have saved someone's life.

CareCheck tradeshow In October, 2016 we exhibited at the Kirby Center Expo in Calgary, where we spoke with a huge number of people who were concerned about the risks of independent living.
 
The Kerby Centre is a not-for-profit organization, committed to enhancing the lives of older adults. Since 1973, Kerby Centre has evolved into one of Canada‚Äôs flagship agencies; setting the standard for older adult services, information, and programming.  Serving 22,574 people in 2015, Kerby Centre strives to assist older adults to live as well as possible, for as long as possible, as residents in the community.

In October of 2016, 87 year old Doreen Mann of Eastwoodbury Lane, Southend in England ended up stuck in her bathtub for 4 days!  It wasn't until a waitress at her favourite restaurant was getting concerned she hadn't shown up for a while that the police were contacted. 
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Octagenerian stuck for 4 days

Lindsey Patrick Henry Longe died on July 16, 2012, in a tiny Vancouver apartment on West Pender.  He lay dying for four days with a raging bacterial infection. Nobody noticed. Not only that, his body lay for three more days without notice. He was 30.

Although non-profit operators of provincially funded supportive housing in B.C. normally conduct some wellness checks, the frequency is determined by the operators who need to balance concerns over safety with tenancy laws which guarantee privacy rights.


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