VR for Seniors: VR Initiatives for Senior Care Residents

In this article, we will find many cases of VR uses in senior living communities. It is not only about physical health because these tools are very adapted to bring “useful” entertainment. Many studies measure benefices of VR tools for elderly people (memory, engagement, physical exercises, feeling of presence, virtuel visits, etc.) The common thread … Read more

Virtual Reality Helps Seniors With Isolation and Physical Health

“There are several apps that allow anyone who is using VR, particularly in this case blessed elders, to actually partake and getting up, walking around, running, moving,” said Wade. “Actually, many of these apps can be tied to your watch, to track your motions and track your heart rate and that can of course be … Read more

Leveraging Virtual Reality In Skilled Nursing Facilities

In this article Joel Landau (founder of “the Allure Group”) explains the implementation of VT technologies in his company and why he thinks it’s a game changer for the skilled nursing facilities. As VR technology continues to improve, incorporating additional sensory engagement modalities will increase the range to which VR can be applied. I see … Read more

How Virtual Reality Can Help Fight Dementia

In this article you will discover “Look Back”, a therapy program from the healthcare startup Virtue. Thanks to Virtual Reality, the program help elder people with dementia syndromes to remember their past. Their memories are a a excellent way to remember who they are and where they come from. Some works also show that reminiscent old … Read more

Britain Trials Virtual Reality Time Travel to Combat Dementia

The Britain’s National Health Service is testing the use of virtual reality to help people with dementia. With immersive movies, patients are encouraged to recall  their own personal history throught pictures and emotions. Results are very encouraging as Arfa Rehman said (co-founder of Virtue, partner of BNHS) and this partnership may be spread to others areas in Britain. … Read more

A Lille, un cocon de réalité virtuelle pour soigner les troubles cognitifs

Caroll Duthérage, fondatrice et directrice innovation de My Cyber Royaume nous présente dans cette article les trois logiciels immersifs conçus par l’entreprise et destinés à faire travailler les fonctions cognitives de différents types de patients. En partenariat avec l’ Université de Lille et le Centre mémoire de ressources et de recherche de Lille, l’entreprise prépare … Read more

Virtual reality for the elderly

BuildVR has made Solis solution to help elderly to travel with augmented reality. Five kinds of videos are available, linked to particular therapies. People in the experiment is not alone, but be accompanied by medical staff. Already implemented by many aged care facilities across the country, Solis is an easy-to-use virtual reality application created for the … Read more