iPods Used To Treat Alzheimer’s Patients In Nursing Home Pilot Scheme

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iPods can play an extraordinary part in helping people suffering from dementia.
iPods can play an extraordinary part in helping people suffering from dementia.

iPods are being used in a nursing home pilot program designed to help rekindle the memories of residents with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

 

The program uses iPods, equipped with personalized playlists, to help improve the mood and interactions of residents. It is also replacing the need for medication in some cases.