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Virtual reality transported isolated seniors to far away places during pandemic

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Created: March 17, 2021 03:01 PM

ABINGTON, Va. -  Virtual reality is being used to better the lives of senior citizens all over the world.

It helps reduce loneliness and improve their mental health by transporting them to far-to-reach places without needing to leave their home.

It also helps to rekindle old memories.

The interactive experiences range from traveling worldwide to playing with puppies.

The headsets are also easy to clean for use during the pandemic. They include alcohol wipes to ensure each senior care facility has proper sanitizing material to get started.

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