ADMemento: A Prototype of Activity Reminder and Assessment Tools for Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Sarah AlhassanEmail author
  • Wafa Alrajhi
  • Amal Alhassan
  • Alreem Almuhrij
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10283)


Due to the need to restore the life balance of mild-stage Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients and their caregivers, prototype of the system presented in this paper, ADMemento, enhances the independency of AD patients and reduces the caregivers’ burden. The proposed mobile application includes an activity reminder that sends notifications regarding daily activities and events to patients with their preferred prompts. By observing AD symptoms, the system utilizes some assessment tools as an aid to determine AD progress and early intervention treatment. These assessments, which include recall rates determined by the activity reminder, pronunciation, common knowledge and family-related information loss indications, are presented to caregivers and therapists. A wearable wristband sensor is used to derive the patient’s stress levels that are triggered due to the life-changing and cognitive impairment that patient is facing. ADMemento applies interface design guidelines that are suitable for aging.


Social computing Dementia Alzheimer’s disease Activity reminder AD assessment AD aid 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sarah Alhassan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Wafa Alrajhi
    • 1
  • Amal Alhassan
    • 2
  • Alreem Almuhrij
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentAl Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Information Technology DepartmentKing Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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