A Communication Support System for Older People with Dementia


CIRCA lets those with short-term memory loss draw on reminiscences to converse with relatives and caregivers. The system, which software engineers, psychologists,and designers developed with caregiver input, features a touch screen that displays photos, music, video, text, and other materials to help those with dementia access long-term memory. This paper presents a communication support system for older people with dementia.

DOI: 10.1109/MC.2007.153

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@article{Alm2007ACS, title={A Communication Support System for Older People with Dementia}, author={Norman Alm and Richard Dye and Gary Gowans and Jim Campbell and Arlene Astell and Maggie Ellis}, journal={Computer}, year={2007}, volume={40} }