Your 2068 Right Now Aging Adventure
What would it be like to be your grandfather? Imagine being situated in the body of a 74-year-old. Grasp his aging challenges and be an elder! After taking off the virtual reality headset, engage with an environment inspired by the adventure you’ve just experienced – a playground prototype for nursing homes. Explore how we physically and emotionally experience the sense of self and other, in both a virtual world and reality, and have fun connecting your present life with the aging community.
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- How can VR foster the building of new intergenerational networks, generate new forms of empathy, and enable interactions in altered languages?
- How do people reevaluate physical and social aspects of their analog lives after exploring sensations and relationships within a VR experience?
- How does VR better prepare professionals employed in the social service and healthcare sectors to serve the greater community?
Carrie Shaw, CEO & Founder, Embodied Labs