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Using AI to remix radio for people living with dementia

Date: 21 May 2019 - 21 July 2019

A £2.7m project is to use artificial intelligence to adapt and personalise live radio, with the aim of transforming life for people living alone with dementia.The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)-funded project will capi...


Protecting people living with dementia in Japan

Date: 21 May 2019 - 21 July 2019

Each year in Japan thousands of elderly people with dementia go missing, hundreds are never found alive again.Japan has the world's oldest population but also some of the most advanced technology and they're using it to help keep people wi...


How virtual reality can improve the quality of life for people living with dementia

Date: 9 May 2019 - 19 June 2019

While virtual reality (VR) has become an important tool for recreational gaming, it is also proving to be quite valuable in the realm of medicine.But its benefits may also prove valuable for patients with a variety of mental health conditions, inc...


Technology to keep people living with dementia out of hospital

Date: 17 April 2019 - 19 June 2019

Sensors small enough to fit in the ear, robotic devices and sleep monitors could all become standard technology in the homes of people living with dementia, scientists say.The idea is to keep people safe and independent in their own homes, rather ...


Australian care home trialling smart floor technology

Date: 26 March 2019 - 26 May 2019

Dementia patients at RSL LifeCare's new residential aged care facility will be monitored safely and discreetly thanks to new smart floor technology.The SensFloor technology turns the 18 rooms in the dementia wing at Bill Newton VC Gardens into...


Routine eye exams could give clues about dementia later in life

Date: 26 March 2019 - 26 May 2019

Most people get a yearly eye exam to test their vision and look for signs of degeneration and even diabetes, brain tumors and high cholesterol. But now, a new test could add another preventative screening to your exam: Alzheimer’s.Researcher...

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