A team of researchers have developed a wearable belt technology which could be utilized to support rehabilitation for Parkinson’s patients via biofeedback. The technology can also be potentially utilized in the management of elderly people who also suffer from balance issues.
Browsing: supportive care
Novel research adds further evidence to the argument that resistance training is not futile for multiple sclerosis patients.
In this review the authors explore an individualized approach to managing cognitive impairment in progressive supranuclear palsy.
Finding Your Way™: a collaborative approach to increase awareness of missing person events among persons with dementia
Wayfinding skills deteriorate with cognitive impairment, making getting lost a significant risk for individuals with dementia. This article reviews the ‘Finding Your Way’ program designed to raise awareness of the issue and improve public and caregiver responses.
A new survey carried out by the Alzheimer’s Society has indicated that throughout the UK the majority of doctors believe that the onus of care falls on the families of dementia patients.
A novel population health management program for older adults has achieved significant health improvement for individuals with depression and reductions in stress for caregivers of dementia patients.