X-ray or MRI brain scan with glitch effect. Abstract concept of Alzheimer disease and other health problems with head, brain, memory and mental problems, toned

Roughly 50 million individuals are currently living with the disease globally, according to the WHO

Health maintenance technology firm Tover expects to improve the lifestyles of dementia patients, especially as isolation made things worse during the coronavirus pandemic, the CEO and founder Anderiesen Le Riche told FOX Business’ “Mornings with Maria” Friday.

Tover, that is Dutch for meditable and we project lighting animations around the table. So we are able to create from each and every table, we can create considerable matches and a lively environment to actually increase the level of quality of life and, and the interaction between individuals and with carers.

So we’ve got a device that we mount from the ceiling and we use [a] sensor to detect hand movements. We’ve got a projector that makes the light cartoons, and in that way you’re able to play with mild and we make use of quite recognizable artifacts, pictures. So, for example, a very familiar beach ball that we throw at each other or people create puzzles or particular images that all re-evoke or evoke memories in yesteryear to have something to talk to, something recognizable, which very much boost people’s confidence.

So people with dementia, it’s very important to remain active. And as they struggle to reactivate or trigger themselves, they need interaction to feel emotions, to have conversations, to be physically engaged. And if you’re isolated, there’s very little stimulation from the environment so that we are aware that compassion fast tracks the degeneration of the brain. And that’s what occurred in the pandemic.