New studies reported at AAIC 2019 are addressing the evolving and expanding role of technology in dementia care, prevention and alleviating burden.
Couldn’t attend the Alzheimer’s Society ‘United Against Dementia Annual Conference’ 2019? Our Editor, Sharon Salt, provides her key highlights from the two-day event here.
Researchers have developed a device that utilizes brain activity to control a virtual vocal tract; this could enhance the communication of individuals who have lost the ability to speak.
In this interview, Marika tells us about her research on tissue clearing and imaging, including her opinion on what the biggest ‘hot topic’ in neurodegeneration is.
Researchers have used virtual reality technology to provide high school students an understanding of life with dementia; this will prepare them for interaction with older adults with Alzheimer’s and improve empathy for adults with the disease.