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Virtual reality lets seniors travel without leaving home


Elizabeth Flores - Star Tribune

Shorewood Landing Activities Director Nadia Smith placed a virtual reality system onto memory-care resident Cleone Foste for a session Tuesday.

A stream wound through a forest with snowy mountains beckoning in the background. The water looked so refreshing that Kathy Boone wanted to dip a toe in, so she kicked off a shoe.

"Whoo, I love it!" said Boone, 68. "Anybody else want to go barefoot?"


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