How VR connects with the elderly

There’s always a discussion about generation Y and Z and their future role in technology, but what role does it play in Generation C? Virtual Reality is being used in many ways to overcome the digital barrier between old and young generations as it is a technology which can be accessible to everyone. For example, an initiative in a care home is letting kids teach the elderly residents how to use technology like VR. It’s also an important device for the treatment of memory loss diseases like Dementia, as by looking at familiar scenes it can help provoke memories and help elderly people remember their identity. 

 

 

Read more here:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-46118259

https://www.thedailybeast.com/how-virtual-reality-can-help-fight-dementia?ref=scroll

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