Tess – A Digital Health Companion for Older Adults

Tess Chatboto

Award Date: 2018

Project Lead(s): X2AI IncX2AI Inc

Project Title: Tess – A Digital Health Companion for Older Adults


The Tess artificial intelligence chatbot will deliver on-demand coaching to relieve social isolation and loneliness in older adults with dementia.  This project will seek to obtain evidence of efficacy at reducing isolation and loneliness in older adults with dementia, evaluate efficacy of delivering the Tess coaching service, and evaluate the right price point for direct consumer to access the Tess service.