Saturday, March 26, 2022

Less lonely Alzheimer's patients using virtual reality

Staying connected is important for anyone, but especially for those with early staged of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, virtual reality may be one way to provide a close emotional connection in the absence of physical connection.  Especially during the pandemic, virtual reality could be one means to keep older family members connected to the rest of the family.  
As reported at SXSW, using virtual reality to recall memories and names, and places it might not reverse demential or Alzheimer's but it can slow the progression.

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