UC Davis Health: $4 million grant to UC Davis and Drexel tests online tool for caregivers of individuals with dementia

UC Davis Health: $4 million grant to UC Davis and Drexel tests online tool for caregivers of individuals with dementia. “Agitation and aggression are just a few of the behavioral and psychological symptoms that people with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders – and their caregivers — can have difficulty understanding and managing. But an easy-to-use online platform, called WeCareAdvisor, aims to bridge the information gap for caregivers, who are typically family members. The tool educates caregivers about dementia and provides daily tips for managing stress. It also offers a systematic approach for describing, investigating, creating and evaluating strategies, known as the DICE approach.”

ZDNet: AI tech uncovers social media footprint red flags to enable smarter hires

ZDNet: AI tech uncovers social media footprint red flags to enable smarter hires. “Berkeley, CA-based AI start-up Predictim’s AI technology can track a person’s digital footprint (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) to gain a better understanding of a caregiver’s personality and discover concerns which are missed by other tools and apps. By reviewing Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts, the AI technology can analyze a person’s personality characteristics, identify potential areas of compatibility as well as possible concern to help people make informed decisions.”