Mobicare An Iphone App For Caregivers

A message from one of our readers

I recently have been reading your blog “Alzheimer’s Speaks” about the challenges that caregivers have when taking care family members with Alzheimer’s. Currently, I am a university student at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. As part of a final project I have been working with a team of people at Mobicare, a company building a web application and iphone application to help caregivers and their families. This private and secure mobile app will allow families to coordinate tasks among them, track symptoms of their loved ones, manage medication, deliver coping strategies to caregivers who are overwhelmed and build a network of support for those families.

As part of the project, we are looking for caregivers that would be interested in participating in a pilot project to help gain more understanding about the challenges and needs of a caregiver with the goal of creating a better and more useful web application to assist them. This would require them to log into the application on a regular basis and give feedback on what features they find useful.

If you are interested in participating you can sign up at:

Also, please feel free to share this with any other caregivers that you think may be interested in participating.

2 Replies to “Mobicare An Iphone App For Caregivers”

  1. The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a forum on December 8, 2010, about Alzheimer’s disease and its impact on families. Kathy Greenlee, the Assistant Secretary of the Administration on Aging (AoA), testified about programs to support caregivers who are caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease. AoA is currently working with 16 states to field test nine evidence-based caregiver interventions. Patricia Grady, the Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research at the National Institutes of Health, explained her agency’s efforts to support the estimated 10.9 million caregivers who are serving patients with Alzheimer’s. She highlighted a NINR-funded study focused on an evidence-based, nurse practitioner-guided intervention for patients with Alzheimer’s disease (or other dementia) and their caregivers.

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