At-Home Dementia Symptom Monitoring

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A new way to track aging and dementia-related symptoms from the comfort of your own home may become popular in the next few years. Scientists at the Regenstrief Institute and the IU Center for Aging Research in Indianapolis have developed what is referred to as the Healthy Aging Brain Center Monitor, which is used by patients to report the progression of their dementia symptoms or improvements in their mental functioning.

The information collected from these measures provides valuable data for health professionals as they make decisions regarding patient care.  A recent study with 291 participants demonstrated that this easy-to-use symptom monitoring system has the potential to be used in clinical practice and as a way to help offset rising healthcare costs related to dementia in the coming years.

Read More: ‘Healthy Aging Brain Monitor’ Helps Patients Track and Self-Report Dementia Symptoms

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