July 2021

Exploratory evaluation of a mobile health application to support activities of daily living in older veterans with cognitive impairment

American Geriatric Society-Presentation Poster Selection-May 2020 | Selected for the American Geriatric Society Presidential Poster session in May 2020. Completed in partnership with the Veterans Affairs.

INTRODUCTION: MapHabit is a novel mobile health application that allows users and/or caregivers to develop personalized maps that aid a person living with cognitive impairment in the recall of steps needed to complete ADL’s, such as bathing, toileting, and dressing.The purpose of this study is to determine the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary impact of a mobile health application providing tailored guidance to aid in the recall of steps to complete activities of daily living (ADL's).Funding: Award from the Georgia Research Alliance to Emory University[button link="https://www.maphabit.com/wp-content/uploads/2020.05-Poster-AGS-with-VA-Healthcare-System.pdf" type="big" color="green" newwindow="yes"] Read More[/button]