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The Design and Implement a Healthcare Alert App to Prevent Dementia

치매예방을 위한 헬스케어 알리미 앱 설계 및 구현

  • Pi, SU-Young (Dept. of Institute of Liberal Education, Catholic University of Daegu)
  • 피수영 (대구가톨릭대학교 교양교육원)
  • Received : 2018.08.06
  • Accepted : 2018.10.20
  • Published : 2018.10.28

Abstract

There are not that many m-health related services limited to the elderly. Many of the elderly who are at risk of dementia are unfamiliar to smart devices, so it is required to design an user-customized App. Therefore, I design and embody a mobile voice alert integrated app, which enables voice input to increase the accessibility of the elderly, so as to prevent diseases caused by declined cognitive function such as dementia. I conducted interviews and questionnaire after having the students use the app in Lifelong Education Center in H region of Gyeongbuk, and the analysis result has showed the high satisfaction. It is expected that it will be able to play a key role for M-Health service for the elderly since it is possible to prevent dementia through the voice health care alert app. I would like to learn deep learning in the future to predict the life patterns and the possibility of dementia of the elderly.

Keywords

Dementia Prevention;Dementia Screening;Health Care;Voice Alert;Mobile

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Catholic University of Daegu

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