DENVER (CBS4) – Most of us know someone with dementia. It’s a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. But do we really know what living with dementia is like? CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh recently took a virtual tour.
It was through a nonprofit called Second Wind Dreams and offered during the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.READ MORE: Check Out The Winning Entries In The Iconic Colorado Driver's License Contest
According to Second Wind Dreams, the Virtual Dementia Tour is a scientifically-proven method that builds sensitivity and awareness in individuals caring for those with dementia by temporarily altering participants’ physical and sensory abilities.READ MORE: 'We Heard Bam! Bam! Bam!': 11-Year-Old Boy Shot In Aurora Sunday Night
Take a look at Walsh’s experience in the video below:MORE NEWS: Without Active Spring Snow, State's Snowpack On Track To Be Below Average