Date Presented 03/27/20
Veterans with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or early Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias were asked to identify possible technological solutions to increase independence of those living at home with MCI or dementia. Most did not identify technology that could assist with future cognitive challenges. Understanding this poor insight and difficulty with forward thinking may inform OT practice when collaborating with families for dementia management.
Primary Author and Speaker: Jaye McLaren
Contributing Authors: Marlena Shin, Lauren Moo