A communication support system for older people with dementia

N Alm, R Dye, G Gowans, J Campbell, Arlene Jean Astell, M Ellis

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-41
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Computer
Volume40
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2007

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