Washington Post Highlights Emerging Technologies to Help Persons with Dementia

Dementia technology

The growing number of technological interventions available to help persons with dementia cope with the condition is the focus of a recent Washington Post article.

The article highlights the recent rise of robotics and digital devices that can help alleviate dementia’s symptoms and lessen the burden on caregivers. These technologies – which include lifelike robot companion pets, interactive applications, GPS tracking tools, and virtual reality systems – can “fill a void” for persons with dementia and have demonstrated a number of benefits.

The coverage also includes a short video that depicts the emerging role of virtual reality in the management of side effects caused by dementia. You can read the article and watch the video here.

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