Done by: John Cheong Zhan Hao
Class of 1-06 (2011)
Description: Targeting to eliminate the fear in the elderly of being robbed or getting lost while going about their daily activities, the Elderly Walking Stick, designed by John, redefines conventional walking sticks by adding on of safety features. The Elderly Walking Stick has a light emitter that signals to cars, to stop for the elderly while they are crossing the street. When pressed, the emergency button, located at the side of the handle, sends a signal to the elderly’s loved ones, calling out to them for help. With the Elderly Walking Stick, the elderly will never be restricted to being constantly indoors.