Clinical Trial

In-Home Technology for Dementia Caregivers

Study Description

In-Home Technology for Dementia Caregivers

This study aims to develop and evaluate in-home assistive technology that is designed to alleviate anxiety, burden, and loneliness in spousal and familial caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal dementia.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Device - In-home technology

Intelligent bots monitor the in-home sensors, learn typical patterns, and provide caregivers with text messages via cell phone and alerts via the tablet when worrisome behaviors occur. Social contact is encouraged using a trusted circle of friends and family who are encouraged to stay in contact and share photos and videos with the caregiver and person with dementia via the digital display.

Device - Limited in-home technology

Intelligent bot monitors the in-home water leak sensor and provide caregivers with text messages via cell phone and alerts via the tablet when worrisome conditions occur.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Developing and Evaluating In-Home Supportive Technology for Dementia Caregivers

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03828383

ParticipAid ID

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