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Forget-Me-Not, Daniel Barber-Cironi, Shawn Nicholson, Jake Kruse, Nicole Dent Jan 2017

Forget-Me-Not, Daniel Barber-Cironi, Shawn Nicholson, Jake Kruse, Nicole Dent

Williams Honors College, Honors Research Projects

The purpose of Forget-Me-Not is to provide another level of care and comfort to those suffering from mild dementia, as well as provide further assistance for a friend, family member, or caretaker who may look after them. Research shows that timely reminders and persistent information can greatly improve the quality of life for those afflicted with mild dementia (Mokhtari et al.). Forget-Me-Not’s persistent display and wearable smart-bracelet offer a customizable and well connected system to provide these reminders. For the caretaker, a mobile application is provided in order to maintain the display and notify them of emergencies or critical ...