When paired with an Apple Watch, BoundaryCare for iPhone monitors the health and location of vulnerable loved ones. Designed to help caregivers monitor those with cognitive or other health issues (such as Alzheimer’s or other dementias, Autism, Down syndrome, heart issues, COPD, etc.), BoundaryCare is the only real-time location-tracking app for iPhone and Apple Watch. Depending on the Apple Watch model, BoundaryCare also relays vital health information, such as heart rate, real-time fall detection, and oxygen saturation levels. (Oxygen saturation levels can show respiratory issues related to such illnesses as COPD, pneumonia, and more.)

BoundaryCare sends regular notifications from the loved one's Apple Watch to the caregiver's iPhone. Alerts signal when the loved one exits or enters a pre-defined safe zone, or when a fall is detected. Caregivers can check on the loved one's status at any time via the BoundaryCare dashboard.

Easy to use, the free version of BoundaryCare allows you to:

* View the location of your loved one on a map
* Create a safe zone (geofencing technology)
* Receive notifications when a loved one exits or enters the safe zone
* Receive loss of signal notifications (if Watch is out of service or power)
* View battery level on the loved one’s watch
* Refresh location on demand

Upgrading to the BoundaryCare Premium adds the following:

* Track heart rate (all Apple Watches) and oxygen saturation levels (Apple Watch 6), and receive real-time fall alerts (Apple Watch 4, SE and above)
* Create multiple safe zones, which may be circles, polygons, or extended paths
* Review the loved one’s recent location history
* Add multiple caregivers for a loved one -- or multiple loved ones for a caregiver
* Launch emergency tracking for continuous monitoring
* Seamless handoff to Apple’s "Find My" app (for backup location tracking)

BoundaryCare works wherever there is GPS and cellular network or Wifi coverage.

Other technologies exist for providing GPS tracking, but they are expensive and limited -- and their battery may not make it through a single day.

BoundaryCare uses high quality and stylish Apple technologies that many people already own, that can receive calls and monitor health data, and serve multiple other purposes besides. Using BoundaryCare requires the caregiver to have an iPhone running a recent version of iOS. The loved one needs an Apple Watch (Series 3, 4, 5, 6, or SE, with GPS and cellular, and with a cell service plan activated).

Using GPS and cellular technology, BoundaryCare will provide regular updates of your loved one’s location at the interval the caregiver selects (between 15 and 30 minutes), with swift alerts when the loved one leaves or enters safe zones. Emergency Tracking updates location as frequently as every 30 seconds.

The free version of BoundaryCare can be used indefinitely for no charge. BoundaryCare Premium offers a free 7-day trial, with an ongoing subscription costs $9.99 per month -- far less than any comparable tracking watch. Subscription covers a single loved one account, and up to seven caregivers.


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Disclaimer: Continued use of location services while the app is in the background can drain the battery.

What’s New

Version 1.5


The Apple Watch is more than just a GPS tracker: it's packed with features that can help keep your Loved One safe. Now, BoundaryCare Premium is bringing the power of those sensors to Caregivers, who can view their Loved One's vital health information, including heart rate, recent falls, and oxygen saturation in real time (on supported Apple Watch models). (Oxygen saturation levels can show respiratory issues related to such illnesses as COPD, pneumonia, and more.)

Fall Detection, when available, is now integrated into BoundaryCare Premium as well. If your Loved One suffers a hard fall, Caregivers will be instantly notified. If the Loved One is unresponsive after the fall, the Apple Watch will notify local emergency services.

This update also contains a number of interface enhancements and bug fixes to make BoundaryCare more useful and reliable for all of our users.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Jennv12 ,

Amazing App & Awesome Customer Service

If I could give this App & Customer Service 10 stars I would! I have a son who has autism and wandering and not understanding “Stranger danger” has been a huge fear of mine. This app has helped alleviate those fears. It’s user friendly and allows you to set up alerts so you know when your child leaves a specific area. They also have an emergency tracking feature which locates your child in real time. It alerts you when the battery on the watch is low and allows you to view location history. Not only is the app a lifesaver but Scott and Paul have gone above and beyond to help me with any issues I had. They were both patient and understanding. They genuinely want to help you and do what ever it takes to fix the issue is. I am forever grateful to both of them. I highly recommend this app! Thank you Scott and Paul!!

subcmdr ,

Just what I was looking for

We had already given an Apple Watch to my father to alert us in case he falls. When he walked out of the house one night it became clear that we needed a means of tracking his movements as well. I expected that the ability to alert us if he walked out of a pre-set zone would be a core capability of the Apple Watch itself, but it wasn’t. A Google search indicated that BoundaryCare was the only app that provided this service. We set it up using the two-phone method since dad has his own phone, then set up caregivers network since sisters live nearby. The app works exactly as we hoped it would. Absolutely wonderful— gives us great peace of mind.

amy-newport ,

Works on Apple Watch. Very reliable!

It’s working great! We tried a few similar apps for my mom. I wanted something to use on her Apple Watch, and this is the only one I could find. Already, been so much better than tracking via phone. Loved the custom shapes and routes option- very easy to use and better for our needs. We’ve been frustrated with the reliability of similar apps. This one has been very solid- very happy with it!

App Privacy

The developer, Beatrice Health LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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