dementia

Smart shoe sensors to detect health issues

Smart shoe sensors to detect health issues

A smart shoe with inbuilt sensors could improve the quality of life of older people through the early detection of dementia and diabetic ulcers.

AR apps are designed mainly for youngsters

AR apps are designed mainly for youngsters

A study exploring the use of augmented reality to support older adults finds the user interface is sometimes confusing for those aged 50+.

Dementia: Chatbots for patients and caregivers need more work

Dementia: Chatbots for patients and caregivers need more work

Chatbots hold promise for dementia patient or caregiver support, but are still in their infancy, new research finds. None of the interactive digital apps tested performed well on all testing criteria.

Integrated radar tech eases elderly care

Integrated radar tech eases elderly care

Little table, talk to me: Specialists have created an integrated radar technology makes it easier to care for the elderly.

Gamification: fighting dementia with play

Gamification: fighting dementia with play

Cognitive motor training helps in the fight against Alzheimer’s and dementia, as demonstrated for the first time in a study by an international team of researchers .

Chatbot may detect early dementia in time for intervention

Chatbot may detect early dementia in time for intervention

If Alzheimer's dementia is identified early, the decline in neural functioning can be stabilized or even curtailed in some cases.

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