Virtual reality program aims to help seniors with cognitive impairment exercise at home
Publication/Creation DateJuly 30 2018
DescriptionFitness video games—think Wii Fit or Dance Dance Revolution—are commonly associated with adolescents. These exercise programs (also called exergames) use virtual reality software to track body movements, allowing a user to interact with the activity presented on a TV screen.
Could exergaming be used to benefit older adults with cognitive impairment? One CABHI-funded research group is on its way to finding out.
, Older Adults
Date archivedAugust 21 2018
Last editedNovember 28 2018
How to cite this entry
Rebecca Ihilchik. (July 30 2018). "Virtual reality program aims to help seniors with cognitive impairment exercise at home". The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI). The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI). Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/3127