Family Caregiver

A Monitoring-Intervention System for Dementia Caregivers Using Wearable IoT

A Monitoring-Intervention System for Dementia Caregivers Using Wearable IoT Contact Person:

Jung-Ah Lee

Other PIs/Investigators/PhD students:

Amir Rahmani
Nikil Dutt
Sina Labbaf
Anthony Park
Grace (Eunae) Ju

Partners:
Alzheimer’s Association Orange County Chapter, Alzheimer’s Orange County, Family Caregiver Resource Center, Council of Aging, Korean Community Services Health Center, and Southland Integrated Services, Inc
Project Summary:

Our program aims to build caregiving and stress-management skills in family caregivers of persons with dementia or mild cognitive impairment. The study involves remote monitoring using wearable sensors, home visits, and follow-ups. This research is led by Dr. Jung-Ah Lee (https://faculty.sites.uci.edu/caregiverstudy/).

Publications:

– Jung-Ah Lee, Anthony Park, and Amir M. Rahmani, “Sleep Duration and Quality in Dementia Caregivers: Wearable Iot Technology,” Western Institute of Nursing’s 52nd Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference (WINURSING’20), 2020, USA.
– Jung-Ah Lee, Sina Labbaf, Amir M. Rahmani, Priscilla Kehoe, and Nikil Dutt, “Wearable Internet-of-Things Technology: An Immigrant Dementia Caregivers Pilot Intervention,” The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC’19), 2019, USA.
– Jung-Ah Lee, Kajung Hong, Jessica Borelli, and Amir M. Rahmani, “A Culturally Sensitive Dementia Family Caregiver Pilot Study,” Western Institute of Nursing’s 52nd Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference (WINURSING’19), 2019, USA.