A 15-Year-Old's Brilliantly Simple Idea To Help Alzheimer's Patients
Feb 23, 2015
Shinozuka lives in the same home as his grandfather, who has suffered from Alzheimer's for several years. Two years ago, his grandfather began to wander away from home at night, like so many other patients with this disease.
The bright young man decided he needed to do something to ensure his grandfather's safety. What he created helps his family to sleep more soundly at night, and it may change the lives of millions of caregivers around the globe.
In his junior year at Horace Mann School in New York City, Kenneth Shinozuka had already made his distinctive mark on the world by inventing a tracking device for patients with Alzheimer's disease.