Designs for patients with dementia

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April 14, 2014
Stanford’s Center on Longevity recognizes a colorful table set designed to aid Alzheimer's patients. Read Full Article
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  This seven-piece tableware set designed by Sha Yao for Alzheimer's patients includes anti-slip bowls, anti-tipping mugs, and curved spoons.
    This seven-piece tableware set designed by Sha Yao for Alzheimer's patients includes anti-slip bowls, anti-tipping mugs, and curved spoons.
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  The "Taste+" spoon, designed by the Keio-NUS CUTE Center at the National University of Singapore, electrically stimulates taste buds to improve eating for individuals with diminished taste sensation.
    The "Taste+" spoon, designed by the Keio-NUS CUTE Center at the National University of Singapore, electrically stimulates taste buds to improve eating for individuals with diminished taste sensation.
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  Designed by Ritika Mathur of Denmark’s Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design, "Memory Maps" uses GPS technology and a radio frequency identification reader to enable individuals with early-stage memory impairment to record and map experiences.
    Designed by Ritika Mathur of Denmark’s Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design, "Memory Maps" uses GPS technology and a radio frequency identification reader to enable individuals with early-stage memory impairment to record and map experiences.
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  When placed around an electric stove burner, "ThermoRing"—designed by San Francisco State University student Kayvan Mojtahedzadeh—indicates if it is too hot to touch, a common safety issue for individuals experiencing dementia.
    When placed around an electric stove burner, "ThermoRing"—designed by San Francisco State University student Kayvan Mojtahedzadeh—indicates if it is too hot to touch, a common safety issue for individuals experiencing dementia.

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