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Information at caregiver's fingertips help respond to medical emergencies

April 1, 2011

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Elder 411 / Elder 911

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Platforms:
  • iPhone
  • iPod Touch
  • iPad
Cost:Free

Description:

Elder 911 and Elder 411 provide you with a wealth of senior caregiving resources, whether you are dealing with an emergency situation or just need more information. Together, these two apps, available at www.elder411.net, take Doctor Marion's 35 plus years of experience as a geriatric care nurse and puts it in the palm of your hand. Each app includes a features tour and the ability to email information to yourself and others. Elder 911 and Elder 411 are designed to make it easier for you as you navigate the complexities of caring for your elder loved one.

Elder 911

This tool can help you and your elder love one get through any medical emergency. Amidst the panic and stress of the situation, you'll have expert advice on what to ask the doctor, planning hospital discharge, life after the event, and much more.

Features:

  • Five-part crisis timeline
  • Crisis topic pages with audio introductions
  • Interactive checklists
  • Space to add personal notes
  • Capability to email checklists and notes
  • Feature tour included

Elder 411

This comprehensive database of elder care information provides you with Doctor Marion's insightful and tested solutions to caregiving problems as you encounter them. It offers lots of great information, but watch out—at 134 MB, this app will take up a lot of space on your phone.

Features:

  • Over 500 pieces of expert eldercare advice
  • Written tips, audio tips and video lectures
  • Hundreds of Dr. Marion's responses to questions from family caregivers like you
  • Easy to browse with 11 different eldercare topics
  • Capability to add personal notes to content
  • Fully searchable, by content or by media type
  • All content can be emailed
  • Feature tour included

About Doctor Marion and Presto Services Inc.

Marion Somers, Ph.D. (Doctor Marion) is an award-winning, nationally recognized geriatric care manager who has provided care for more than 2,000 elderly clients. Her unique methodology has made her a renowned and respected visionary leader in elder care. Presto Services Inc. has connected families since 2006 with its award-winning computerless email service that makes long-distance caregiving easier. Presto has now teamed with Doctor Marion to create a suite of mobile applications that provide proven guidance and solutions to families caring for their elder loved ones.

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