AI character helping dementia patients feel understood

By Maeve Bannister
Updated December 3 2023 - 6:35am, first published 6:30am
Meet "Viv", an AI character who helps dementia patients feel understood and connected. (HANDOUT/UNIVERSITY OF NSW SYDNEY)
Meet "Viv", an AI character who helps dementia patients feel understood and connected. (HANDOUT/UNIVERSITY OF NSW SYDNEY)

Viv is learning to deal with the disorienting symptoms that come with a dementia diagnosis, such as memory impacts, hallucinations, overstimulation and personality changes.

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