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Closing down August 2, 2017

We regret to advise that Clevercare has ceased operations. All customers were advised in early July and operations ceased on 31 July 2017. We are unable to refer customers to an alternative as we are not aware of any providers with similar solutions. At the heart of this difficult decision were issues about scale. The size and nature of the New Zealand market, including the majority of users being government subsidised, have made it impossible for Clevercare to achieve a…

Clevercare gets Mentioned on Forbes October 22, 2015

In August, a wearables technology writer for Forbes Jennifer Elias, wrote an article on Wearable Technology that help people with Alzheimer’s. It mentions Clevercare alongside Toshiba and Google and what these companies are doing in this space. Read the full article here.

‘The Keys are in the Margarine’ October 14, 2015

Clevercare was delighted to provide some last minute support for a touring play about Alzheimer’s when it visited Hamilton in September. ‘The keys are in the margarine’ is an insightful and at times funny documentary play in which the actors recreate verbatim, segments of interviews of people living with dementia, their families, care workers and medical professionals. Each actor depicts multiple interviewees, switching with simple costume and seating changes and exactly mimicking every character’s speech and mannerisms as they discuss…

Clevercare Appoints Managing Director Stuart Pedersen October 5, 2015

Next-generation medical alarm company Clevercare NZ Ltd has appointed a managing director and is embarking on a new phase of development and growth. Stuart Pedersen started on 31 August. “Founder and executive director Maria Johnston has done a great job of getting the company to where it is today, and we are excited to be moving on to the next level” said entrepreneur and backer Dr Simon McDonald. “Stuart brings new energy and direction and we have some promising plans…

Family Members With Alzheimer’s Can Now Be Found With a Medical Alarm March 27, 2015

According to research six out of ten people who suffer from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease will wander at some point. When people who have dementia start to wander they could very quickly find themselves in a dangerous situation. They may stray into areas that are not safe, or they may be not dressed for the current weather conditions. Even though they are confused and unsure of where they are, they may be reluctant to ask for help out of embarrassment…

Wearable Technology that Helps Locate Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s March 20, 2015

If you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s you know the stress of worrying about where your loved one is. Even when a caregiver is present a loved one can easily slip out of an open door and wander off. Or they might become lost while out for a walk, doing some shopping, or going to a visit a friend. It can be very frightening for a family member or caregiver to not know where their loved one is and…

How to Care for People with Alzheimer’s Using a Medical Alarm March 13, 2015

Medical alarms and wearable technology can make it easier to care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s. Medical alarms can be used for everyday care and emergency care so that your loved one can still have some independence without being at risk. Medical alarms also make it possible for you to continue to work, study, or do household chores without having to monitor your loved one around the clock. Being able to stay in a familiar home is important for…

WIN Clevercare February 13, 2015

To celebrate our launch here at home in New Zealand we have a Clevercare package worth $1500 to giveaway! Go to www.winclevercare.co.nz fill out the form with your details and you go into win. Entries close on 11pm Friday 13th March 2015.

Are you at risk of Alzheimers? January 13, 2015

Are you one of the millions of people who are high risk of developing Alzheimer’s? You may be if other members of your family have Alzheimer’s, or if you have a family history of the disease. Other risk factors include heredity and your age. As you age, your risk of developing Alzheimer’s doubles after 64 years (young) and doubles again every five years after that. Even if you are pretty healthy for your age just the process of aging is…

Clevercare Medical Watch In The Waikato Times December 5, 2014

We are starting to get some press coverage for our medical alarm startup, which is always a big help for any new business. The Waikato Times have done a great article and video, you can see the full article here or watch the video below.       Well, my dad suffers from early onset Alzheimer’s, Parkinsons and Diabetes. We were worried that something might happen to him. My mum took on the responsibility of caring for him, and I…

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