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Using AI to remix radio for people living with dementia

21 May 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

21 May 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

9 May 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...

Course: Leading Dance for Old People

18 May 2019 - 8 June 2019

This 2-day training course on facilitating dance and movement with older people with limited mobility and/or dementia will include input about dementia from an expert, together with practical workshops offering take-away dance tasks to add to your...

The Alzheimer's Show 2019

7 June 2019 - 8 June 2019

Who should come to The Alzheimer’s Show? Anyone living with or worried about Alzheimer’s or dementiaCarers, partners, family members, friends and care professionalsAnyone with a personal or professional interest in learning morePeople ...

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