STANLEY Healthcare Joins Alzheimer’s Association in the Fight to End Alzheimer’s

Company will donate a portion of sales of WanderGuard® BLUE Wander Management solution to support the activities of the Alzheimer’s Association

WALTHAM, Mass., July 6, 2017 — STANLEY Healthcare, a market leading provider of life safety and security solutions for the senior living and healthcare industry, today announced that it has become a proud supporter of the Alzheimer’s Association®. The company will make a financial donation to the Association on an annual basis, and for every unit sold of its WanderGuard BLUE Wander Management solution. In addition, STANLEY Healthcare will take an active role in raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease through participation in events at its principal U.S. operations in Waltham, Massachusetts, and Lincoln, Nebraska.

“The fight against Alzheimer’s has strong relevance to STANLEY Healthcare as an organization, and to the many STANLEY Healthcare associates who work with senior living organizations every day to help them improve safety and quality of life for residents living with Alzheimer’s,” said Marty Guay, President of STANLEY Healthcare. “We have been a trusted brand for resident safety with our WanderGuard solution for over 20 years, and we are very pleased to support the Alzheimer's Association and its work as we launch our next-generation WanderGuard BLUE solution”

WanderGuard is the leading solution to help protect individuals living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia who are at risk of wandering. The new WanderGuard BLUE solution is built using entirely updated technology, including Bluetooth Low Energy for wireless communication and a mobile application as the main management interface. It gives senior living organizations an affordable and effective solution to protect residents at risk of wandering.

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. With chapters across the country, the association provides care and support to people living with Alzheimer’s, funds a wide range of Alzheimer’s-related research, and advocates for Alzheimer's research, prevention and care at the state and federal level.

“The Alzheimer’s Association is pleased STANLEY Healthcare is supporting our ongoing work to end Alzheimer’s,” said Donna McCullough, chief development officer, Alzheimer’s Association. “We welcome their employees’ participation in our local fundraising events and know the financial support they provide will bolster our efforts to support families facing Alzheimer’s disease and advance much needed research that will one day change the future of millions.”

As part of its involvement with the Alzheimer’s Association, STANLEY Healthcare will support and participate in local activities with the Association’s Massachusetts/New Hampshire and Nebraska Chapters, including the Walk to End Alzheimer’s®. STANLEY Healthcare’s headquarters are located in Waltham, Massachusetts, while its Lincoln, Nebraska facility is the core of its senior living business.

“Our support of this important cause aligns with Stanley Black & Decker’s fundamental purpose, ‘For Those Who Make the World’,” said Debi Geyer, Vice President of EHS and Corporate Social Responsibility at Stanley Blacker & Decker. “The WanderGuard BLUE solution helps secure the safety of individuals with Alzheimer’s and provides comfort for their families. We hope our sponsorship of the Alzheimer’s Association provides the financial needs necessary to support and care ‘For Those Who Make the World’.”

About the Alzheimer's Association®
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. Visit alz.org or call 800.272.3900.
 

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