iWander: An Android application for dementia patients

  title={iWander: An Android application for dementia patients},
  author={Frank Sposaro and Justin Danielson and Gary Tyson},
  journal={2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology},
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 a tool which improves the… CONTINUE READING
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