Sleep trackers: What device can track the sleep of someone with Alzheimer’s?
What device can track the sleep of someone with Alzheimer’s?
Products mentioned in our answer below are provided to inform you about the types of technologies available and have not been evaluated by CanAssist. They may or may not be appropriate in your particular situation.
Getting a good night’s sleep is very important for a person’s health and wellbeing. Below are a few resources you may want to explore. You may want to also consider consulting with a regulated health professional regarding strategies for improving sleep quality for your friend.
- Nokia Sleep (Amazon.ca) is designed to monitor sleep cycles, analyze heart rate and detects snoring. This product costs about $215 (Cdn) plus additional shipping fees.
- SleepScore Max (SleepScore.com) completely non-contact, the device uses bio-motion sensors to measure your respiration and body movement. The Max monitor is placed on your bedside table and tracks four stages of sleep. This device is compatible with IOS and Android. This product costs about $150 (USD) plus additional shipping.
You might also be interested in reading some suggestions on improving sleep for people with Alzheimer’s at Alzheimer’s Association.