Active Retirement Ireland tests out dementia app

A group of Irish older people have helped to develop an app aimed at combating dementia.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
5th October, 2014
Peter Kavanagh, information and networking officer, Active Retirement Ireland. PIcture: Feargal Ward

A group of Irish older people have helped to develop an app aimed at combating dementia. Members of Active Retirement Ireland tested Hello Brain to fine tune the app for iOS and Android devices.

“The point of the app is to help older people maintain the elasticity in their brain. There’s a danger that when people settle into retirement, they take up a more sedentary nature, not just in their physical demeanour but also their...

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