Many senior living organizations have developed resident engagement programs utilizing virtual reality (VR) technology. The onset of COVID-19 has emphasized the need for more creative ways to provide training, programming, and care – and VR implementations have reported some interesting results in a variety of environments. This session will review three such projects and their results, to give you the information you may need to create your own VR use case.
Tamara Afifi, PhD, Professor in the Department of Communication, University of California Santa Barbara
Kimberly C. Butrum, MS, RN, GNP, Senior Vice President, Clinical Services, Silverado
Debbi Cavallo, Director of Dementia Services, Senior Resource Group
Carrie Cusker, LPN, Clinical Nurse Educator, St. John’s Home
Davis Park, Vice President, Center for Innovation and Wellbeing, Front Porch