Could Virtual Reality Help People Understand Alzheimer's?

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A new virtual reality program shows you life through an Alzheimer’s patient’s eyes. Users experience memory loss, agitation and hallucinations that present in late stages. Carrie Shaw is the founder of Embodied Labs, creator of this program, dealt with her mom getting diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s when she was in her teens. She shares that being able to put yourself in a patient’s shoes through virtual reality creates empathy, allows you to be more in the moment with them, and helps change your behavior to enable them to live their best lives.

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