A little video of how Alexa can help people with Alzheimer’s
Other ways it can help:
Using the remind feature, Alexa can be set up to remind your loved one whenever it’s time to take their medication. This is helpful for those with dementia since remembering the exact time to take medication can be very difficult.
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Alexa can also reports the weather, traffic, and news. Those suffering from dementia can have trouble reading the newspaper or getting the news from television. Alexa can also be programmed to set up weather and traffic alerts.
Alexa can provide entertainment for those with dementia. Amazon’s Echo has programs which tell riddles as well as jokes and stories. These features can provide hours of entertainment for your loved one.
Alexa can also play music and audio books. The voice-activated nature of Alexa make this feature very useful for those suffering from dementia and can give your loved one access to unlimited audio books and music.
Those suffering from dementia have trouble remembering facts ranging from the current Prime Minister to what day of the week it is. By enabling the questioning mode, Alexa can answer all your loved one’s questions. This can help your loved one feel more comfortable and less confused in their environment.
Seniors with dementia may have a hard time remembering the date and time. Alexa can provide that information to your loved one whenever they need a reminder.