Sensors to Aid in Early Diagnosis of Dementia

Determining when and to what extent someone has dementia has proven to be very difficult for the medical community.  Typically, cognitive tests or visits from occupational therapists are used in making the determination.  However, some new technology presented by neuroscientist Anind Dey may have groundbreaking and lasting affects.  By placing sensors on basic household appliances, it appears that a diagnosis may be able to be made earlier.  That will allow for earlier treatment and care options.  Read more at: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/10/house-as-doctor/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews