IoT could help seniors with dementia

IoT could help seniors with dementia

The internet of things is also, in part, the internet of people, particularly in the plans of an Ontario-based chain of retirement homes and long-term care facilities called Schlegel Villages.

The company, which is based in Kitchener, Ontario, designs its facilities to be less institutional-looking and more friendly, preferring to call them “villages.” But it’s got a problem to deal with, one all too common to the elderly – dementia.

According to Schlegel’s IT director, Chris Carde, it’s a serious issue.

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