iWander: An Android Application for Dementia Patients

Presented in Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.3875-3878 Non-pharmacological management of dementia puts a burden on those who are taking care of a patient that suffer from this chronic condition. Caregivers frequently need to assist their patients with activities of daily living. However, they are also encouraged to promote functional independence. With the use of a discrete monitoring device, functional independence is increased among dementia patients while decreasing the stress put on caregivers. This paper describes...

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