dementia

Robotic pet boosts cognition in dementia patients

Robotic pet boosts cognition in dementia patients

Researchers have tested a robotic cat in its ability to influence the mood and cognition of patients with dementia.

Remote assessment of health by robots

Remote assessment of health by robots

Intelligent sensing and tele-presence robotic technology, enabling health practitioners to remotely assess a person's physical and cognitive health.

A novel light therapy for Alzheimer's patient

A novel light therapy for Alzheimer's patient

Researchers will test out whether exposing patients to a combination of light therapies will slow Alzheimer’s debilitating effects.

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.

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