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Virtual pets provide support and assistance to people with Alzheimer’s disease

2022-05-24T17:20:59-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Research Participant Stories, Research Spotlight, Seniors, Wellness|

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are conducting a study to see how people who are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias can benefit from using a tablet computer that has an artificial intelligence program that looks like a virtual pet. The virtual pet program has been developed by a group of researchers [...]

Celebrate American Heart Month: Join the #OurHearts Movement

2022-02-03T19:12:46-05:00February 3rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Diabetes, Health, Men, Mental Health, Seniors, Smoking, Uncategorized, Underepresented Populations, Wellness|

Image and content sourced from NATIONAL HEART, LUNG, AND BLOOD INSTITUTE https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/education-and-awareness/heart-month/slides February is American Heart Month! Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, or in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is [...]

Can early identification of Alzheimer’s disease prepare a family for a future of caregiving?

2020-10-07T16:29:59-04:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: Adults, Seniors|

Photo source: AshTproductions, Shutterstock.com Early identification of cognitive impairment is important to healthy aging. That is why researchers from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research at the Regenstrief Institute are studying the effects of early detection of Alzheimer’s disease on older adults and their family members. The purpose of the study [...]

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