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: Assisted Living Residents Set Up Shop To Help Children In Transitional Housing Pick Out Mother's Day Gifts
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: Clear Creek Canyon Closed For Head-On Accident
Take a look at Walsh’s experience in the video below:MORE NEWS: 1 Killed In Tanker Truck Crash On Highway 285 Near Morrison, NB Lanes Closed