Update



A new fall-prediction  monitor for the elderly is nearing developement. The story from News/Talk 960’s Bob Clark.
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Researchers at Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia are building a new sensor that could help stop falls by elderly persons. The device will measure small declining increments in gait, posture and mobility. The sensor will be worn on clothing or on an ankle and is expected to be available next year.