Technology Needs Assessment of Older Adults with Mild to Moderate Dementia

Technology Needs Assessment of Older Adults with Mild to Moderate Dementia

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY?

To explore the safety and security online of individuals with mild to moderate dementia

WHO IS ELIGIBILE?

Individuals diagnosed with mild to moderate dementia and their care partners

WHAT DO THEY NEED TO DO?

1. Call the Integrace Institute at 410-552-3218 to screen for eligibility
2. Participate in home visit using the Amazon Echo, a brand of smart speakers developed by Amazon that connect to the voice-controlled personal assistant service Alexa
3. Agree to dialogue history to be collected every 3 weeks
4. Participate in follow up interviews with study staff

WHO IS CONDUCTING THIS STUDY?

The Erickson School of Aging Studies at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

WHO IS FUNDING THIS STUDY?

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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