Vital Talk iPhone App | Abstract

Vital Talk iPhone App | Abstract.

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App designed to foster interaction between adults with dementia, caregivers

A new iPad app uses art to encourage conversations between seniors with early to mid-stage dementia and their family and friends.

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App will be ‘virtual coach’ for LTC caregivers

Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) nursing and engineering schools in Cleveland, aided by a $460,000 grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research, are developing the Electronic Surrogate Decision Maker Resources and Tailored Training (eSMARTT) app to help caregivers learn about available resources and medical care so they can practice and improve on making necessary choices for those undergoing rehabilitation or planning to live in a skilled nursing facility.

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