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How smart tech is helping people with dementia

Date: 16 July 2019 - 16 September 2019

Mention “dementia research” and most people will think of scientists looking for biomedical ways to diagnose, treat and eventually cure degenerative brain diseases. But there is also a burgeoning research programme that aims to improve...

Helping caregivers of people living with dementia through new technology

Date: 16 July 2019 - 16 September 2019

More than 80% of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are cared for at home by family members, usually spouses or partners. These caregivers routinely experience high levels of stress, anxiety and depression while seeing to th...

Virtual reality tool improves carers' understanding of dementia

Date: 18 June 2019 - 18 August 2019

A new virtual reality (VR) tool has been launched which aims to improve carers' understanding of the symptoms and challenges of dementia.Alzheimer’s Research UK has joined forces with Bournemouth University to develop the training resour...

Smartphone app can help people living with dementia boil a kettle

Date: 18 June 2019 - 18 August 2019

A smartphone app which can help people with dementia to carry out everyday tasks like boiling a kettle, has been awarded funding by the UK's leading dementia charity to bring the product to market.The 'How do I?' app works by flashing ...

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