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Empowering caregivers: A platform designed to facilitate and enhance support for alzheimer’s and dementia patients.

Caressa, developed by Essity in collaboration with family caregivers, is designed to support this underserved community, addressing the specific needs and challenges that come with caring for a loved one.

1 in 5

people is currently providing care for a loved one


of all people globally will become caregivers at some point in their lives

Alternova developed a digital platform that brings together care essentials – tasks, medications and appointments – into one subscription-based app, enabling multiple caregivers to collaborate and coordinate the care of a loved one.


downloads on the first 6 months in UK and Sweden

Invite family members and other informal carers to form a team around a loved one

Organize and track a loved one’s activities and appointments by planning and sharing visits

Medication reminders (pill case)

Coordinate caregiving responsibilities by creating to-do’s that can be shared and delegated across a care team

Store notes, documents and pictures

Messaging system