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Mentia’s DevaWorld awarded an SBIR grant to conduct dementia research

Mentia awarded an SBIR grant from the NIH_NIA. Funds will be used to conduct a Phase I Clinical Trial  measuring DevaWorld’s positive impact on ADL completion We are excited to share the news that earlier this month, Mentia was awarded a $495,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute on Aging of the …

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Mentia wins Today’s Caregiver Magazine’s 2020 Caregiver Friendly® Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mentia wins Today’s Caregiver Magazine’s 2020 Caregiver Friendly® Award Today’s Caregiver, the USA’s first national magazine for all family and professional caregivers, and caregiver.com announced the 2020 Caregiver Friendly® Award recipients. The Caregiver Friendly® Awards are designed to celebrate products, services, books and media created with the needs of caregivers in mind. …

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Our latest DevaWorld release

We are thrilled to announce our latest DevaWorld release, June 2020. This version embeds many of your great ideas – thank you for your feedback!. The additions fall into three esenyurt escort türbanlı escort categories: Customization through the TV channels in the bedroom TV Content, with a focus on ADLs Julie, our inworld guide Let’s …

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I have dementia. I respond to a robotic pet as though it were a real one. Am I being duped? Does it matter?

Where do you stand on the ethics of robotic pets versus real ones for people living with dementia? Are we playing with people’s dignity by letting them canoodle with a pet that was assembled on a conveyor belt, a pet they treat as real? I’ve just come back from the Dementia Action Alliance’s excellent national …

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Thrilled to be profiled by “This Dementia Life”, a vodcast made by members of the Dementia Action Alliance (DAA)

In this episode of ‘This Dementia Life’, Chuck McClatchey delves into the world of 3D Technology with his guest Mandy Salomon Co-founder and CEO of Mentia, Inc. Mandy talks about their ground-breaking care companion tool, Deva World, a 3D digital world filled with activities that support commonly expressed needs like a sense of belonging, a …

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“It was a game changer for me to understand how powerful this tool is.”

I had the opportunity to visit our customer, Northwood, located in Nova Scotia, the largest not-for-profit continuing care organization in Atlantic Canada. Northwood, which is ‘technology-forward’ is rolling Deva World out across its residential, day, and home care services. I was welcomed by CEO Janet Simm (pictured) and Margaret Szabo, Director of Business Development. Margaret …

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Join Mandy at CAHBI’s Innovation Day, Toronto March 20th, 2019

Cabhi’s Innovation Day puts tech-enabled brain health technology firmly on the agenda, and Mentia’s CEO Mandy Salomon will be a speaker on the day, sharing her insights and research. Brain health is important to us all, no matter our age and stage of life. For people with cognitive disabilities caused by diseases like Alzheimer’s, this …

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Market landscape map of tech-enabled senior care products captures the energy and creativity driving this emerging sector.

Since we’ve been in the US, the number of tech-enabled products designed to better serve older populations has skyrocketed. It’s great when some much-needed shape to this fast-moving sector emerges. Gerontologist, Keren Etckin, who writes the blog thegerontechnologist.com, recently published a comprehensive update – and it’s exciting to see the breadth of innovation across the …

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Using Deva World in long-term care and care-at-home settings. Here’s what we found:

While client reports are commercial-in-confidence, we can nonetheless share some general findings. We made a Greek language and culture version for St Basil’s, a community in Adelaide, South Australia. Here we see a participant interacting with religious icons in a book she discovered in the living room. Key takeaways Ninety percent of point-of-care staff reported …

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