Published 5 Mar 2020
[cont'd] of the disease. It features 21 different activities for people with mild to moderate dementia and is designed to stimulate conversation and reactivate the brain using sound, video, visual images and games. The app makes it simple to navigate one's way through the activities and uses both science and a good deal of care as it provides games, puzzles and physical exercises that can benefit sufferers, friends, family and care-givers. Each activity has two levels and provides a lot of fun to accompany the exercises.
Dementia is one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people worldwide and can be brought on by diseases like Alzheimer's or a stroke that affect the brain. it can be overwhelming for both sufferers and the care givers that help them on a day to day basis. The idea for Thinkability isn't about making a large profit for the developers. There's a small one-off fee of €5.95 which will go some way to covering the costs of development. If they manage to make a profit, part of the proceeds will go back to the University to continue it's dementia research.
Dementia can be one of the most debilitating and soul destroying diseases of them all - especially for our parents and elders that have looked after and guided us for so many years. This app offers 21 well thought out games, puzzles and physical exercises for mild to moderate sufferers of the disease...