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Dementia SMART®

Are you looking for technology that will help with Dementia-related issues? Our Dementia SMART resources are a good place to start.

Important Notice: This list below is primarily intended to highlight solutions that may be of help to you, and the Dementia community at large. Dementia Society of America (DSA) is not liable for statements or omissions made by the creators, developers, manufacturers, distributors, marketers, and/or sales representatives, et al, about their products or services. DSA is not liable for any failure of the products or services to work as intended; to work as advertised, or to fit their particular purpose. Dementia Society of America does not endorse, or take an ownership interest in any of the companies, individuals, devices, software applications, solutions or services, etc., listed or mentioned in any of our electronic, printed or verbal communications.

 

Use this information as a guide only, and make your decisions to use these innovations carefully, and after additional research.

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Please review our Dementia SMART Award Winners. They offer exciting technology solutions for problems like safety, and also activities that can help enrich the lives of people living with Dementia. Technology is providing new opportunities every day for patients, caregivers and family members of those with Dementia. What was not possible yesterday, can become reality today, thanks to the dedicated people who pioneer these technologies.

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Maria's Place

Gold Award Winner

 

Caregiving can be a challenging journey. At Maria's Place, they bring new ideas and fun activities to incorporate into the daily lives of caregivers and those they are caring for. Their activities are for every ability level and many can be adapted to group situations.
As a team, they are passionate about bringing moments of joy, small challenges, ideas, and opportunities to bond with the caregiving community. www.MariasPlace.com

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SingFit

Gold Award Winner

 

SingFit™ is a solution that allows even those with no musical experience to facilitate therapeutic group activities, tailored specifically for their participants’ age and musical tastes as well as cognitive and physical health. It was created specifically for older adults in senior-living communities, adult day programs, and skilled-nursing facilities. Their lyric cueing (provides the words ahead of the music) means those with Dementia can joyfully take part. www.SingFit.com

Envoy America

Gold Award Winner

 

Their goal is to empower seniors by providing them a convenient and safe way to regain a sense of freedom and mobility. All drivers are mature and provide a helping hand with tasks that may be difficult for seniors. Additionally, drivers are provided customized Dementia-awareness training. www.Envoy America.com

Joy for All Companion Pets

Gold Award Winner

 

Cats and dogs that bring comfort, companionship, and fun to seniors. With realistic sounds and motion, plus wonderfully soft fur, these pets provide a soothing, joyful experience for all. www.JoyForAll.com

SafeWander

Silver Award Winner

 

Wearable sensor technology that is designed to detect a person getting out of bed, and wirelessly send an alert to a mobile device. www.safewander.com

DEMENTIA SMART® RECOGNITION AWARD Program

 

Simple | Meaningful | Accessible |Respectful |Trusted

 

Occasionally, we award recognition to innovators, products, or services. We do so for the sole purpose of advancing innovation in the aging marketplace, and in particular for Dementia-related solutions.

 

Do you have an innovative solution? We encourage you to learn more or apply for the DEMENTIA SMART AWARD by contacting us. To download our free guide to being Dementia SMART, please click here.

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Last Updated

November 2019