Tag Archive: Alzheimer’s


iPods Used To Treat Alzheimer’s Patients In Nursing Home Pilot Scheme

iPods are being used in a nursing home pilot program designed to help rekindle the memories of residents with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.   The program uses iPods, equipped with personalized playlists, to help improve the mood and interactions…Read more ›    [Read More…]

New App For People With Alzheimer’s Launches Today, Free For Limited Time

ClevermindAlzheimer’s is a debilitating cognitive disease that currently affects an estimated 5.2 million people in the US alone, a number that’s expected to triple in the next 40 years, according to a recent study. There is no known cure. Clevermind, then, is a new iOS app that has been designed to help seniors, family members, […]

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Clevermind Wants To Help People With Alzheimer’s Via An iPad App [Kickstarter]

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Alzheimer’s disease affects over five million people in the US, making it the sixth leading cause of death in the country. One in three seniors die with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and almost 15 percent of the folks caring for these seniors are long-distance caregivers, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Clevermind, LLC, led by the son of an elderly father who experiences Alzheimer’s, CEO Glenn Palumbo, has created an iPad app  [Read More…]