Emerging Technologies: Exploring the health and well-being benefits of using virtual reality with adults living in long-term care communities

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-9-2022

Keywords

aging, older adults, virtual reality, well-being, long-term care homes

Abstract

This paper describes the findings of a pilot implementation project that explored the potential of virtual reality (VR) technology in recreational programming to support the well-being of older adults in long-term care (LTC) homes.

Faculty

Sheridan Research

Journal

Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering

Volume

9

Version

Publisher's version

Peer Reviewed/Refereed Publication

yes

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Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Original Publication Citation

Chaze, F., Hayden, L., Azevedo, A., Kamath, A., Bucko, D., Kashlan, Y., Dube, M., De Paula, J., Jackson, A., Reyna, C., Warren-Norton, K., Dupuis, K., & Tsotsos, L. (2022). Virtual reality and well-being in older adults: Results from a pilot implementation of virtual reality in long-term care. Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering, 9, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1177/20556683211072384

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