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Environment-Aware System for Alzheimer's Patients

Renato Oliveira, Ana Barreto, Artur Cardoso, Cândido Duarte, Filipe Sousa
2014 Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare - "Transforming healthcare through innovations in mobile and wireless technologies"   unpublished
The aim of this project, developed at Fraunhofer Portugal, is to create a remote monitoring system for patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease.  ...  This system comprises a device able to monitor the environment temperature and humidity, the patients location, using GPS, as well as the patient's movements, including falls.  ...  Nicolau and Centro de Convívio da Junta de Freguesia de Rio Tinto for their gracious contributions to this work.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.mobihealth.2014.257523 fatcat:lca5xipkxnfjdcq6i3d7n725ku

Interactive architecture as a therapeutic environment for people with Alzheimer's disease, a scoping review

Heidi Elnimr
2021 FORMakademisk  
That revealed the following findings: (1) a notable improvement in both physical and cognitive rehabilitation when integrating AT in patients' therapeutic environments, (2) a positive effect for caregivers  ...  when patients used AT individually, and (3) a lack of clarity due to limited studies on the use of AT for daily activities in residents' rooms at healthcare centers.  ...  also a need for Alzheimer's advisers and other memory services staff to receive AT awareness training. 2.  ... 
doi:10.7577/formakademisk.4143 fatcat:7fwrfsoczzbjtd7dubduev2e74

Bluetooth-enabled in-home patient monitoring system: Early detection of Alzheimer's disease

Ho Cheng, Weihua Zhuang
2010 IEEE wireless communications  
For example, the data collected by our in-home patient monitoring system shows that a target patient is currently in the bathroom, and 2 Context awareness is the capability of an application to be aware  ...  In indoor environments such as homes, however, GPS becomes futile, giving rise to the necessity for new approaches to indoor localization. devise an effective in-home patient monitoring system, whereby  ... 
doi:10.1109/mwc.2010.5416353 fatcat:eudanlktt5hfpdrpn5ncjcf22i

An Assisted Living Home for Alzheimer's Patient in Saudi Arabia, A Prototype [chapter]

Sulaf Almagooshi, Mona Hakami, Maha Alsayyari, Wafa Alrajhi, Sarah Alkoblan
2015 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
And in order to avoid the high cost of care institutions of Alzheimer's patients, we should provide a safe environment for them.  ...  By monitoring the behaviour of the patients, the system will interact by sending a message for the caregiver if a risk action was detected.  ...  The authors extend their appreciation to the Deanship of Scientific Research at King Saud University for funding the work through the research group project number RGP-VPP-157.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-21383-5_63 fatcat:vvo4cqeqrbbkbgdcvdwwaxggti


Alison Bowes, Alison Dawson, Corinne Greasley-Adams, Louise McCabe
2014 Alzheimer's & Dementia  
of Alzheimer's disease.  ...  cardiovascular disease have highlighted its role in this system.  ...  impact on quality of life of family caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jalz.2014.05.933 fatcat:crmucmhm5bf57ifrkhrv2pwvd4

Commentary: Metacognition and Perspective-Taking in Alzheimer's Disease: A Mini-Review

Rosalba Morese, Stanziano Mario, Sara Palermo
2018 Frontiers in Psychology  
it affects the patient and influences his/her interaction with the environment (Palermo, 2017) .  ...  In conclusion, reduced self-awareness is often observed in AD patients who have suffered major damage to the central executive system.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02010 pmid:30405494 pmcid:PMC6204392 fatcat:ddicvm74srftjig35dzgnfsdpu

Dynamic Visual Therapy for Alzheimer Patients

Muhamad Fairus Kamaruzaman, Mustafa Halabi Azahari
2018 Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies  
The objective of this study is to determine the role of dynamic visual as a form to enhance reminiscence psychoanalysis therapy for the patient with AD.  ...  Intervention by using dynamic visual technology can be a persuasive nourishment mechanism in order to enrich the quality of life for individuals with Alzheimer's disease (AD).  ...  As for Asia Pacific's statistic, Alzheimer's patient has reached 18 million people, where there are approximately 60,000 people in Malaysia is affected by Alzheimer's.  ... 
doi:10.21834/jabs.v3i8.277 fatcat:lf63umkeqfauzha67wregaodgy


Weronika Jurczak, Katarzyna Porzych, Anna Polak-Szabela
2014 Medical and Biological Sciences  
Making a diagnosis for a patient who is taken care of at home, it is necessary to collect reliable data on the patient, his family and environment.  ...  The beginning of the Alzheimer's disease is elusive and often invisible for the patient and the family.  ... 
doi:10.12775/mbs.2014.014 fatcat:m47ck4pgh5cmbi6lbmaxsfi43q

Use of artificial pancreas in management of diabetes mellitus

Dr. Abhishek, Sourav Pahwa
2022 Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Research  
So, it has become very important to be aware of the various new methods for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.  ...  This assessment is mainly concerned with the new treatment approaches for the management of Alzheimer's disease and how these procedures can be beneficial for patients suffering from such diseases.  ...  A peaceful and nature-friendly environment would be more suitable for such patients in comparison to a loud and noisy environment.  ... 
doi:10.18231/j.joapr.2022.1.8 fatcat:ylt5pukcbjeulbkbpxcqonjnq4

ReMindMe: Agent-based Support for Self-disclosure of Personal Memories in People with Alzheimer's Disease

Marieke M. M. Peeters
2016 Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health  
ReMindMe aims to provide agent-based support for people with Alzheimer's disease and their social environment by playing music with a strong personal meaning to the patient so as to activate personal memory  ...  The envisioned outcome of the project is a usable and effective proof-of-concept of a conversational agent for the dementia care practice.  ...  Heylen for their feedback on the ideas expressed in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0005913000610066 dblp:conf/ict4ageingwell/Peeters16 fatcat:o255s7mltfagxfagf3htlsxrcq


Ms. Agnes Monica
2018 GSTF JOURNAL of Nursing and Health Care  
Nursing care plays crucial role in providing care for geriatric patients at hospital, community and at home because of the effects of aging and multiple co-morbid medical conditions.  ...  Also evidence suggests that the health services in developing countries were not adequately prepared to provide better services for people with Alzheimer's disease related dementia.  ...  Adaptive means that human system has the capacity to adjust effectively to changes in the environment and in turn affect the environment (Andrews and Roy, 1991) [15] .  ... 
doi:10.5176/2345-7198_5.1.34 fatcat:7vyeo736bnbyvmh6an7km76eoy

Augmented Reality for Early Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis

Alla Vovk, Ameera Patel, Dennis Chan
2019 Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '19  
There is an increasing global research effort into strategies for early clinic-based diagnosis at the stage where patients present with mild memory problems.  ...  This paper presents the ongoing development of an augmented reality system using HoloLens that is designed to test an early onset of Alzheimer's disease.  ...  awareness.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3290607.3313007 dblp:conf/chi/VovkPC19 fatcat:4qbks5icjrenze2ldmr2by2fmu

Symbiosis: An Innovative Human-Computer Interaction Environment for Alzheimer's Support [chapter]

Dimitris Mandiliotis, Kostas Toumpas, Katerina Kyprioti, Kiki Kaza, João Barroso, Leontios J. Hadjileontiadis
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Following the vision of WHO and AD International for innovative approaches to AD, the system proposed here, namely Symbiosis, aims at creating a novel human-computer interaction (HCI) environment to facilitate  ...  Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia diagnosed in people over 65 years of age. There is no cure for the disease, which worsens as it progresses, and eventually leads to death.  ...  SymbioSpace application, using auxiliary auditory and visual effects forms a friendly environment for the patient via augmented reality (AR).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39191-0_14 fatcat:bgybhgz57rfq3aaon56qauqrum

Music and Dementia: Two Case-Studies [chapter]

Alexis Kirke, Belinda Dixon, Eduardo R. Miranda
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
One is a project which culminated in a performance made up of memory jingles, some of which were algorithmically generated and developed for an early-stage dementia patient.  ...  A few weeks later she exhibited the ability to recall both tunes and words in multiple informal environments (including high pressure situations).  ...  The second project -Project EAR (Environments for Alzheimer's-friendly Radio) -involved working alongside the BBC to investigate ways of making radio broadcasts more dementia-friendly.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46282-0_28 fatcat:3kujx3wn2jhghh2lwoybt3csuy


Alberto Castagna, Giuseppe Attisani, Pietro Gareri, Roberto Lacava, Antonino Maria Cotroneo, Carmen Ruberto, Paola Russo, Andrea Fabbo
2014 Alzheimer's & Dementia  
of Alzheimer's disease.  ...  Contact e-mail: a.s.f. GROUP THERAPY AND BODY AWARENESS THERAPY ON DEPRESSION, BURDEN, AND QUALITY OF LIFE OF FAMILY CAREGIVERS TO AD PATIENTS Ana Carolina Oliveira Costa 1 , Dorli  ...  impact on quality of life of family caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jalz.2014.05.932 fatcat:n7mybv24r5gwdduxgqay5ptc4q
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