Well yet another thought goes through my head tonight. Earlier this year and even before Christmas I was working on researching Project Lifesaver. I really had high hopes of working with the Sheriffs Department to bring it here to the county. I spent hours talking to different Sheriff’s Departments, brainstorming, figuring out where we could get sponsors and grants, and what the best way to fundraiser was. Well I haven’t been able to connect with the Sheriff and well I haven’t really stayed on top of it per say so I can’t really fault anyone. Your probably wondering what Project Lifesaver is: well it’s a radio frequency bracelet that people who have a tendency to wander with disabilities wear. Say if they wander the Sheriff is notified and they send out a search party with equipment that uses the radio frequency to find them. It almost reminds me of a metal detector in a way with the way it beeps. It has saved many lives and I am very passionate about it. It will take a lot of work and a lot of effort to bring it to the county.
However I am in the here and now and Dakota has the tendency to wander. Thankfully it’s only happened a couple times. Thankfully it is a small town. I have now been looking into GPS and well I am really not sure what type of product I want for GPS. There are pros and cons. For example depending on where satellites are and what’s going on it may send you into a totally wrong direction. I know I could find Dakota faster. I am still going to do research and possibly contact some GPS companies to see what type of products they do have.
I know alot of Autistic Families here in town were excited about Project Lifesaver. I know that I network with these people and they network with others so if I could find something try it out and tell them I could make some companies pretty happy. LOL Hint Hint… nah just kidding. Seriously though I have some thinking to do and information to find out.
My heart tells me I am leaving something unfinished as I know they could possibly save lives and bringing this to the county would have made me feel good even if it was just one person. We have a lot of Alzheimer and Dementia patients here in town too.
So off to working on some more research I go tonight… Have a great night.