Faut-il perturber la routine d’une personne souffrant d’Alzheimer ?

L’Alzheimer est une maladie qui crée de la confusion chez les gens qui en souffrent, et ce, dans trois sphères : le temps, la personne et le lieu.

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MyEye 2.0 from OrCam: a solution for the visually impaired

According to the Blind Foundation of Quebec, more than one hundred thousand people have a visual impairment at different levels. Two-thirds live in metropolitan areas, their living conditions and their possibilities are limited.

Mobility assistance : Honda Walking Assist

Recognized for its spectacular progress in the field of robotics and artificial intelligence, Japan has quickly embarked on the creation of mobility devices such as exoskeletons. Since Japanese seniors work and live longer than Westerners, a need for support for walking has emerged. In 1999, the company Honda began its research on these medical structures to mobility. This is how the Honda Walking Assist (or Honda Mobility Assistance) is developed thanks to the cooperative control of the human body and its members.

IBuddy: the wheelchair of the future!

Engineers and programmers who are passionate about robotics have created a new means of travel assistance for the elderly: iBuddy. The first intelligent wheelchair, this robot is designed to help seniors stay independent and stay active while enjoying the benefits of the digital platform. Without a doubt, this innovation will change the way you see support for mobility.

The exoskeleton as a mobility aid

Have you ever noticed that invertebrates have an external skeleton to protect themselves from predators? It allows them to walk, maintain their hydration and adapt to different environments. We call this structure an exoskeleton. This naturally occurring physical medium in insects and molluscs is the basis of many inventions and research in science and technology.

Social worker and occupational therapist: Important resources for home support

As for the occupational therapist, he coordinates and sets up a suitable environment so that the beneficiary can stay at home.

Should we disrupt the routine of someone with Alzheimer's?

Alzheimer's is a disease that creates confusion for people who suffer from it, in three spheres: time, person and place.

Typical day of a caregiver

The attendant helps him get up, do his hygienic needs, do some light cares and get dressed.