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Smartphone app may help older adults manage chronic illness-6114

Smartphone app may help older adults manage chronic illness

The use of new technologies in geriatric psychiatry shows promise for advancing personalized medicine and improving patient care, according to The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, which just published a special issue on Use of Technology in Geriatric Mental Health.

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Stats: Quarter of a billion VR users by 2022-6100

Stats: Quarter of a billion VR users by 2022

Virtual reality (VR) technology is poised to gain widespread adoption over the next five years, with 256 million users worldwide and revenues of more than $60 billion, according to the latest data from ABI Research.

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Digitally connected, with a little help-6069

Digitally connected, with a little help

Over the past five years, the use of smartphones by people 65 years and older in the US has nearly quadrupled so that about 42% of an estimated 46 million people own smartphones.

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Stereotypes of dementia flourish in social media-6057

Stereotypes of dementia flourish in social media

Using a new software developed to analyze comments on social media, researchers found that among private users of Twitter accounts, 51% of 31,150 tweets made thoughtless or demeaning statements about people with dementias and Alzheimer's disease.

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Add a robot to improve balance training-6044

Add a robot to improve balance training

Among the definitions for "robot" is "a device that automatically performs complicated often repetitive tasks" (Merriam-Webster online dictionary).

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Acceptance of activity trackers depends on purpose-5923

Acceptance of activity trackers depends on purpose

Questionnaires, diaries and interviews were collected among 16 people ages 65-75 years old on their use of an online website to track their diet and exercise (myfitnesspal.com)

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