Tag: Dementia

Dementia Screening Tool (DST) Medical App Review

Dementia Screening Tool (DST): An Evidence-based Dementia Screening Tool for iOS and Android Devices In a busy primary care practice, providers frequently encounter patients or their family members who request dementia screening. Although my current clinic has a neurologist and neuropsychologist available, a fully functional dementia clinic is likely not available to most community-based primary […]

Download These Medical Apps for iOS This Week

Hundreds of medical apps for healthcare providers and patients are released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. Here are our picks for the must-download medical apps for iOS. And don’t forget to see what we thought were the best medical apps in 2018. Quirk CBT […]

Cognitive Training App Shows Promise for Dementia

Many tech-based interventions exist for dementia from virtual reality to a cognitive training app, but do they work? The CDC estimates that over 14 million Americans will be affected by 2050. Dementia affects 14% of people ages 71 years and older and 30% of those over the age 90. The cost of care worldwide is estimated […]