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“Are we ready for robots that care for us?” Attitudes and opinions of older adults toward socially assistive robots
Socially Assistive Robots (SAR) may help improve care delivery at home for older adults with cognitive impairment and reduce the burden of informal caregivers. Examining the views of theseExpand
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A pilot usability study of MINWii, a music therapy game for demented patients.
MINWii is a music therapy game for the renarcissization of demented patients. It lets players improvise or play songs of their choice by pointing at a virtual keyboard with a Wiimote Pistol. WeExpand
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Wii sports, a usability study with MCI and Alzheimer's patients
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Caregivers' requirements for in-home robotic agent for supporting community-living elderly subjects with cognitive impairment.
Older people are an important and growing sector of the population. This demographic change raises the profile of frailty and disability within the world's population. In such conditions, many oldExpand
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Assessing design features of a graphical user interface for a social assistive robot for older adults with cognitive impairment
Purpose Over the past several years, a variety of assistive technologies have been conceived and developed to support independent living and quality of life of older adults with mild cognitiveExpand
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Cognitive intervention programmes on patients affected by Mild Cognitive Impairment: A promising intervention tool for MCI?
PurposeThis paper examines and reviews studies on the efficacy of computer-based cognitive intervention programmes in the elderly affected by Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). MCI patients are atExpand
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Robotic agents for supporting community-dwelling elderly people with memory complaints
Researchers in robotics have been increasingly focusing on robots as a means of supporting older people with cognitive impairment at home. Expand
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Performing usability testing with older adults suffering from Alzheimer's disease: Example of a software application for cognitive training
The method for removing or positioning a structure (103) which is erected on either an underwater bed or anchored to the underwater bed entails the use of a hoisting mechanism and a transport vessel (1) in such a manner that it can tilt about a horizontal axis. Expand
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[Support for patients with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers by gerontechnology].
The increasing number of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease raises the question of their caring at home, especially when the disease causes disability and negative consequences in daily lifeExpand
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