IoT-enabled solutions for Alzheimer's disease management: innovations and opportunities

Authors

  • Muskan Thakur Department of Computer Science and Informatics, Central University of Himachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, India.
  • Ajay Kumar Department of Computer Science and Informatics, Central University of Himachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, India.
  • Indranath Chatterjee 1) Department of Computer Engineering, Tongmyong University, Busan, South Korea. 2) School of Technology, Woxsen University, Telangana, India.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31117/neuroscirn.v6i4.255

Keywords:

Alzheimer's, Dementia, Internet of Things (IOT), Neurologic, Sensors

Abstract

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a common neurological disorder characterised by the progressive shrinkage of brain tissue and the death of cells. Understanding how genetic and environmental factors interact to cause AD is challenging but crucial for effectively managing and treating this disease. Many personal, social, and economic impacts can be attributed to AD, making it a crucial area for research. This paper proposes using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to assist people with Alzheimer's disease. IoT can potentially enhance people's quality of life and simplify daily activities. IoT applications in healthcare, smart homes, and patient tracking have been explored. Various sensors, devices, and software can be utilised to monitor patients' health status. By leveraging IoT, we can develop innovative solutions to address AD management challenges and improve the overall quality of patient care.

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2023-10-11

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Thakur, M., Kumar, A. and Chatterjee, I. (2023) “IoT-enabled solutions for Alzheimer’s disease management: innovations and opportunities”, Neuroscience Research Notes, 6(4), pp. 255.1–255.10. doi: 10.31117/neuroscirn.v6i4.255.