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Alzheimer`s & Dementia

Year: 2009  |  Volume: 5  |  Issue: 6  |  Page No.: 479 - 488

Everyday technologies for Alzheimer's disease care: Research findings, directions, and challenges

Maria C. Carrillo, Eric Dishman and Tim Plowman

Abstract

The Everyday Technologies for Alzheimer's Care initiative was launched by the Alzheimer's Association and Intel Corporation in 2003 to identify and fund promising research in the use of technology–especially information and communication technologies–for monitoring, diagnosing, and treating Alzheimer's disease. At the last two progress meetings, scientific leaders of the two partners, together with aging health technology academic scientists, met to review the most recent research and discuss how current and developing technologies can address growing needs in Alzheimer care.

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