Dementia is an overall term to describe a collection of symptoms (eg, loss of memory, language, problem-solving and other thinking abilities) severe enough to interfere with daily life. They affect behaviour, feelings and relationships. Learn more about dementia.
There are a variety of apps for dementia. Some apps aim to improve interaction and communication with people with dementia, while others aim to support carers.
Here are a few dementia apps reviewed by Healthify
|A virtual reality app designed to help people get a fully immersive insight into the varied symptoms people with dementia can experience. Read more about A Walk Through Dementia
|An app for visitors, friends or family/whānau of people with dementia, to encourage interactions on their visits to residential care.
Read more about A Better Visit
|An app to support carers looking after people with dementia.
Read more about Cognicare
|An app to encourage interaction and conversation with people with mild-to-moderate dementia.
Read more about Thinkability
Other apps you may find helpful
Be aware of privacy and security
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Also read more about things you can do to improve your safety and security when using apps.