New technology helps seniors with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia

Published: Oct. 31, 2018 at 2:55 PM PDT
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Community in Sparks is using new technology to help seniors with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. The program is called IN2L or "It's Never 2 Late." The technology provides cognitive stimulation as well as health and wellness programs for residents.

"It can be individualized so that if Jane was from Oklahoma, we can take them all the way to Oklahoma," Viki Lowrey, Life Enhancement Director at Arbors, says. "Or if Jeff likes to play certain games, it makes it very individualized."

Jennifer Marshall is an intern at Arbors Memory Care Community and says the customization and individualized stories help improve memory.

"I've sat here with a resident before and they're all yes true, true," she says. "So it's really cool, it sparks their memory and we go off on that with more meaningful interaction."