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An Early Detection System for Dementia Using the M2 M/IoT Platform

Haruka Ishii, Keisuke Kimino, Maher Aljehani, Nobuhiro Ohe, Masahiro Inoue
2016 Procedia Computer Science  
Therefore, early detection of dementia is so beneficial to the patient therapy. Most of dementia symptoms can be detected by housemates, noticing some changes of behavior in elderly people.  ...  We installed sensors inside the house of elderly people living alone. These sensors can detect behavior by initial symptoms of the dementia.  ...  In 2025, we estimated the number of elderly people with dementia would be increased to 7 million 1 . Dementia is disorder of memory and judgment caused by dying brain cell.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2016.08.178 fatcat:4klff5ls3bdnhhrvum2ruw7iky

ALPHA: an eAsy inteLligent service Platform for Healthy Ageing [chapter]

Antonio Coronato, Giuseppe De Pietro, Roberto Guarasci, Amalia C. Bruni, Erika Pasceri, Maria Teresa Chiaravalloti, Giovanni Paragliola
2015 Biosystems and Biorobotics  
Dementia is one of the biggest global public health challenges facing our generation. Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most frequent cause of dementia in elderly people over 65 years of age.  ...  Behavioral Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) problems are constant in AD and have a highly negative impact on the quality of life of patients and their families.  ...  It is hard to describe the difference between depression and some of the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. • Wandering: Wandering behavior is quite common among people with dementia.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18374-9_39 fatcat:oghd7bm2ebf6deur7uh3uwueam

Detection of Wandering Behaviors Using a Body-Worn Inertial Sensor in Patients With Cognitive Impairment: A Feasibility Study

Rebecca J. Kamil, Dara Bakar, Matthew Ehrenburg, Eric X. Wei, Alexandra Pletnikova, Grace Xiao, Esther S. Oh, Martina Mancini, Yuri Agrawal
2021 Frontiers in Neurology  
Patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and AD related dementias (ADRD) often experience spatial disorientation that can lead to wandering behavior, characterized by aimless or purposeless movement.  ...  Wandering behavior has been associated with falls, caregiver burden, and nursing home placement.  ...  DISCUSSION In this feasibility study, people with MCI and dementia tolerated continuous monitoring of mobility with a wearable sensor and provided evaluable data on turning behavior.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fneur.2021.529661 pmid:33776875 pmcid:PMC7991404 fatcat:mllqkikwv5hbxmfxqngvvujmr4

Edge Computing based Localization Technique to Detecting Behavior of Dementia

Arnab Barua, Chunxi Dong, Fadi Al-Turjman, Xiaodong Yang
2020 IEEE Access  
Barua et al.: EC-Based Localization Technique to Detecting Behavior of Dementia  ...  Physical changes in the brain are responsible for dementia disease. The appearance of wandering behavior is a common manner of the patients, which also a threat and interference for caregivers.  ...  Detecting wandering patterns help to study the abnormal behavior of people with dementia.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2988935 fatcat:jdiflsedezdadejjpqxnjb4ntu

Managing Elders' Wandering Behavior Using Sensors-based Solutions: A Survey

Qiang Lin, Daqing Zhang, Liming Chen, Hongbo Ni, Xingshe Zhou
2014 International Journal of Gerontology  
s u m m a r y Wandering is one of the most frequent, problematic, and injurious behaviors of elderly people with dementia. It often leads to negative consequences such as falling and getting lost.  ...  wandering detection, and location combined with Geofence-based prevention of wandering-related adverse results.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61332013).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijge.2013.08.007 fatcat:e5bt5fmas5dyxdp3cs76pvwaka

Detecting Dementia-Related Wandering Locomotion of Elders by Leveraging Active Infrared Sensors

Qiang Lin, Weichao Zhao, Weilan Wang
2018 Journal of Computer and Communications  
For elders with dementia, wandering is among the most problematic, frequent and dangerous behavior.  ...  spatiotemporal patterns of wandering locomotion.  ...  Among dementia-related behaviors, wandering is the most problematic, frequent and dangerous behaviors [2] , accounting for 15% to 60% of people clinically diagnosed with dementia and other related impairments  ... 
doi:10.4236/jcc.2018.65008 fatcat:v6brwnvt3beejckj5454c5x324

iWander: An Android application for dementia patients

F Sposaro, J Danielson, G Tyson
2010 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology  
The data cnnollected from the device is evaluated using Bayesian network techniques which estimate the probability of wandering behavior.  ...  With the use of a discrete monitoring device, functional independence is increased among dementia patients while decreasing the stress put on caregivers.  ...  Many older people with dementia are not supposed to be driving, however they often do [20] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/iembs.2010.5627669 pmid:21097072 fatcat:4zgbmjz3c5hftl6tcwarzowmkm

Personalized Robot Interactions to Intercept Behavioral Disturbances of People with Dementia

Femke Ongenae, Femke De Backere, Jelle Nelis, Stijn De Pestel, Christof Mahieu, Shirley A. Elprama, Charlotte Jewell, An Jacobs, Pieter Simoens, Filip De Turck
2016 International Semantic Web Conference  
People with Dementia (PwD) exhibit Behavioral Disturbances (BD) that can be alleviated by personalized interactions, revisiting memories and promoting comfort and quality of life.  ...  This work-in-progress poster details the design and deployment of a semantic Internet of Robotic Things (IoRT) platform that enables personalized interactions of a robot with a PwD to reduce and intercept  ...  Introduction Along with the aging population, the number of people with dementia (PwD) is increasing. PwD exhibit behavioral disturbances (BD) like wandering, mood and sleep disorders and aggression.  ... 
dblp:conf/semweb/OngenaeBNPMEJJS16 fatcat:huqbyhjqkzetnj4ru3uktgo5cq

Securing the Elderly Body: Dementia, Surveillance, and the Politics of "Aging in Place"

Alison Marie Kenner
2002 Surveillance & Society  
Monitoring systems and other information technologies are broadly considered to be the most promising means to establish these connections, and home care technologies for elderly people with dementia comprise  ...  about caregiving, quality of life, and the way technological design engages with everyday rights.  ...  For elderly people with dementia, wandering 3 is a risky behavior because of the potential for a person to become lost, confused, and forget where they are.  ... 
doi:10.24908/ss.v5i3.3423 fatcat:aj2lozownndppgynivxtch4uzu

A Survey on Wandering Behavior Management Systems for Individuals with Dementia

Arshia Zernab Hassan, Arshia Khan
2019 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
In this study, we survey existing research on technology aided methodologies and algorithms used in detection and management of wandering behavior of individuals affected with dementia.  ...  An automatic wandering detection system integrated with an intervention module may provide warnings and assistive suggestions in times of abnormal behavior.  ...  Late Hour Wandering Detection Night time wandering, due to abnormal sleep pattern, could be hazardous for people with dementia.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2019.0100267 fatcat:dnfmq7n4fjcohde7ne3e3jhk5u

Mobile technologies to promote independence and well-being of older adults with dementia through the lens of personhood and human needs: a scoping review (Preprint)

Bon Mi Koo, Lisa M. Vizer
2019 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
With the world's rapidly growing older adult population, there is an increase in the number of people living with dementia.  ...  people with dementia are often not adequately considered.  ...  For example, technology that detects wandering behavior is used by people with dementia and intends to increase their safety.  ... 
doi:10.2196/15122 pmid:31710305 pmcid:PMC6878101 fatcat:til44hvn3zbwjjfx6x3evt5on4

Review of ICT-based services for identified unmet needs in people with dementia

S. Lauriks, A. Reinersmann, H.G. Van der Roest, F.J.M. Meiland, R.J. Davies, F. Moelaert, M.D. Mulvenna, C.D. Nugent, R.M. Dröes
2007 Ageing Research Reviews  
Some of the needs that people with dementia and their informal carers currently perceive as insufficiently met by regular care and support services might be alleviated, or even be met, using modern Information  ...  The study described in this paper was designed to provide an insight into the state of the art in ICT solutions that could contribute to meet the most frequently mentioned unmet needs by people with dementia  ...  Acknowledgements The study was conducted within the framework of two projects: the FReeband User eXperience (FRUX) project that was financed by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs under contract BSIK  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.arr.2007.07.002 pmid:17869590 fatcat:67oe5g6gzrem3k2e56z4evr4yi

Extended Aid to Alzheimer and Dementia Patients using Novel Wearable Technology

Ashwini Dalvi, Dhruv Gada, Irfan Siddavatam
2018 International Journal of Computer Applications  
In India, Alzheimer's is becoming prevalent as the country continues to grow with the enormous population. Also, more than 4 million people in India suffer from some form of dementia [21].  ...  The third major challenge to be addressed is monitoring 'Wandering Behavior'.  ...  With method name as _WD to detect outdoor wandering pattern in real time.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2018918028 fatcat:t5tzekfrmzeltarvd6nhw2wxru

Facilitating aging in place: A qualitative study of practical problems preventing people with dementia from living at home

Theresa Thoma-Lürken, Michel H.C. Bleijlevens, Monique A.S. Lexis, Luc P. de Witte, Jan P.H. Hamers
2018 Geriatric Nursing  
people with dementia from living at home.  ...  Although the majority of people with dementia wish to age in place, they are particularly susceptible to nursing home admission.  ...  Hilde Verbeek, who led two of the six focus group discussions and supported us with feedback on the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.gerinurse.2017.05.003 pmid:28624128 fatcat:t2my67dgyfcndkjpwpaifjeqju

Smart System for Elderly Wandering Person

2020 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
Nowadays wandering became one of the frequent, ticklish and deleterious behaviors of elders suffering from dementia. The same may lead to consequences like getting lost or falling down.  ...  This system is employed with the GPS that can detect the position of the individual within and around buildings, and transmit the location to the server device.  ...  The unit was analyzed, along with GPS, with Bayesian theory to measure the patient's wandering probability [3] .  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.d7017.049420 fatcat:5mpugck7yff4zgd46vab7aegny
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