Johnston Uses 3D Printing to Meet Needs of Alzheimer’s Center Residents

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The chancellor of UAFS College of Applied Science and Technology’s 3D printing lab Dr. Terisa Riley and Methodist Village CEO Melissa Curry,” develop an initial set of 3D-printed nuts and bolts to aid residents’ cognitive stimulation.
The faculty at UAFS are deeply skilled, both as educators and as experts in their fields. It’s exciting to see our mission as a comprehensive regional institution fulfilled in their commitment to serving the citizens of the River Valley through innovative partnerships like these. When planning for our Alzheimer’s Special Care Community, we knew it was important to have the right sensory stimulation. They also mention We ordered life-like robotic cats and dogs for allergen-free pet therapy and installed interactive art throughout the halls.”



3 thoughts on “Johnston Uses 3D Printing to Meet Needs of Alzheimer’s Center Residents

    doublegenealogytheadoptionwitness said:
    WedAmerica/Los_Angeles2019-08-07T05:14:00-07:00 14, 2014 at 5:14 am

    Agree … if these patients remember pets, they will expect an unconditional quality of love and if we pretend to replicate that artificially, they will only be further vexed.

    kunstkitchen said:
    TueAmerica/Los_Angeles2019-08-06T12:41:54-07:00 14, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Wonder how that robo pet thing will work. Hard to teach empathy to robots.

    David & Laura Speer said:
    TueAmerica/Los_Angeles2019-08-06T10:03:50-07:00 14, 2014 at 10:03 am


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