Emerging Technologies: Exploring the health and well-being benefits of using virtual reality with adults living in long-term care communities
This project explored expanding the virtual reality possibilities beyond traditional entertainment purposes to enhance the well-being of older adults in congregate living and day programs.
Conducted in partnership with Acclaim Health and Sienna Senior Living, this project was supported by funding from the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Submissions from 2022
Virtual Reality and Well-Being in Older Adults: Results from a Pilot Implementation of Virtual Reality in Long-Term Care, Ferzana Chaze, Leigh Hayden, Andrea Azevedo, Ashwin Kamath, Destanee Bucko, Yara Kashlan, Mireille Dube, Jacqueline De Paula, Alexandra Jackson, Christianne Reyna, Kathryn Warren-Norton, Kate Dupuis, and Lia Tsotsos
Implementation of a Virtual Reality Recreation Program in Long-term Care, Leigh Hayden, Ferzana Chaze, Ashwin Kamath, Andrea Azevedo, Destanee Bucko, Alexandra Jackson, Christianne Reyna, Yara Kashlan, Mireille Dube, Jacqueline De Paula, Kathryn Warren-Norton, Kate Dupuis, and Lia Tsotsos