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UK police to track dementia patients using GPS

(AP)—A British police force is hoping to save time and money by giving a few dementia patients GPS tracking devices, a technique already used by health and welfare agencies but condemned by some campaigners ...

May 01, 2013
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Connecting through design for dementia patients

Frustrated by their inability to communicate with their parents with dementia, two Human Ecology professors are using custom-built furniture and digital photos to help families connect with loved ones suffering ...

Oct 08, 2010
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Video can help patients make end-of-life decisions

Viewing a video showing a patient with advanced dementia interacting with family and caregivers may help elderly patients plan for end-of-life care, according to a study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers. ...

May 29, 2009
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