Ep241: I know What You DID’T Do – the Internet of Things for Dementia and Alzheimer’s

MichaelLearning/Memory, Motivation0 Comments

Dementia Alzheimer's

How can technology be used to help people with Dementia and Alzheimer’s? Here are a few examples. You may have heard of the “Internet of Things” – this is the idea that we can place small Internet-connected devices onto everyday household objects in order to get information from them about what you are doing – and not doing – throughout … Read More

Ep 240: How Do You Treat People Who Have Dementia?

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We all want to help others – especially those in the “helping professions” – but what’s the best way to do that? Therapy? Medication? How about setting up an entire fake village set up to look like the ’50s with helping professionals dressed up to look like grocers? Sound bizarre? Well, they’re doing it in Amsterdam. Get All of My … Read More

Ep 218: Good News for Older Folks

MichaelCognition, Intelligence and Language3 Comments

Guess what? There are a good number of positives to growing older. Let’s put aside all the negative stereotypes of older folks and realize that they can demonstrate a surprising level of “coolness” about life. There’s a certain perspective you get when you’re older that’s enviable. Older folks have passed many of life’s challenges and they can look back with … Read More