Individuals affected with Dementia: Multisensory and cognitive brain stimulation and training to help keep people alert and perhaps active in the workforce longer
validation - people we talked to, researching the problem for 2 weeks since we met: wanted to see what people actually need, so much fun - enjoyed the whole process - friends. targeting the full spectrum of care physicians: mcmaster patients & caregivers : alzhiemers society in toronto researchers: manitoba, research - studies etc
people with more effort, low impact (due to being affected by the onset of dementia - due mild cognitive impairment early stage dementia
solution: Push notification -> Home screen ->Upload -> Play!
mini games with personalized data Memory Master form new associations, exercise recall and arrangement capacities (short term memory) practice effects - maintain brain function & plasticity
Memory Jig visual-spatial acuity, identification store - what makes app so engaging? our pet will grow with you: the more you play, the more rewards you earn for taking care of your pet food items, clothing etc why its different:
practice effects personalisation emotional connection share
build out more games targeting different cognitive activities partner with health organisations focusing on geriaritics and dementia to pilot test the product Supporting patients with mid-stage dementia show analytics to caregivers + researchers we couldn’t have validated our idea without all the mentors and resources - love to work with them even further!
Retain your memories, stay alert, feel connected - with your very own personal pet.