8/27/2015 – New spoons and plates make it easier for people with Alzheimer’s to eat

Aug 28, 2015 Comments Off by

When Sha Yao, winner of the inaugural Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge, was caregiving for her late grandmother who was living with Alzheimer’s, she quickly realized daily activities had become major obstacles for her beloved family member. One of the biggest hurdles for her grandmother was a seemingly simple activity: eating.

So she developed Eatwell, an 8-piece dining set that fosters mealtime independence for suffers of dementia, and won first place at the 2014 Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge, beating out 52 teams representing 15 different countries.

Read the full article at Mashable.

Center, Longevity News 2015

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