written by: Vasanth•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 12/23/2010
There are several iPhone apps that help individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their carers. Alzheimer's Cards is an Alzheimer's iPhone app that displays images of foods and objects. iAlz Pro is an Alzheimer's disease assessment app. It can evaluate a person's risk of developing the disease.
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Alzheimer's Cards is an Alzheimer's iPhone app that helps individuals remember and recognize everyday objects and foods. The app utilizes cards from the book Simple Pleasures for Special Seniors. Some of the incorporated material includes fruits, fun foods, and hand tools. Each card has a vivid, color picture and word. The first card is replaced by the next card in a slide-show. There are 159 images in this app. Each image has been constructed specifically for individuals with impaired memory and cognition. Those with Alzheimer's disease can easily view the images on the iPhone without experiencing confusion. For more information about this app, visit the official site of Alzheimer's Cards.
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Alzheimer's Apps is an iPhone app that recommends apps which might improve the lives of Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers. It is designed to give caregivers access to iPhone apps that will help stimulate conversion or improve mood among Alzheimer's patients. The app lists a selection of Alzheimer's iPhone apps that are recommended by others in the Alzheimer's community. Each app has a detailed description, an average rating based on review scores, reviews, the price, system requirements, and a link to download the app. You can also leave comments that reflect your experience with each app. For more information about this app, visit the official site of Alzheimer's Apps.
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iAlz Pro is an iPhone app that helps individuals assess their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The app contains the same assessment used by doctors to detect early signs of the disease and signs of progression. The assessment contains a series of questions that focus on how well you manage your day to day life. At the end of the assessment, the app provides an Alzheimer's risk score and determines how far the disease has progressed. The score and stage results can be emailed from the app. For more information about this app, visit the official site of iAlz Pro.
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Neurology: Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview
Neurology: Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview is an iPhone app that provides an animation of Alzheimer's disease and how it affects the brain. Each subject is covered in a video, which is also accompanied by a notes page. The app outlines the different types of disease, methods to diagnose the disease, and possible treatment options. A useful feature is the transcript, which has links to medical terms and other useful information. The app also provides a useful guideline that is filled with tips on how to cope with the disease. For more information about this app, visit the official site of Neurology: Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview.