Dementia incidence in populations of 65 years or over is about 9 % and doubles every 5 years of age and might be higher than 50 % at the older ages of human life, international epidemic studies foreseen dementia cases up to 48 million in 2020. Cognitive deficits affecting the person’s independence are main manifestations of dementia. The pathological process of disease precedes of decades the clinical manifestations and it suggests the possibility of early interventions in asymptomatic or early mild symptomatic individuals. This work presents the Goji project and its design phase of preventive program composed by a Virtual Environment for visuospatial (VSP) training and physiological evaluation of its efficacy.
1 Jan 2015
Ambient Assisted Living