Thursday, December 30

What is Dementia Like? Find Out.


What does it actually feel like when one has some form of dementia? Four millenials with dementia in their families finds out in a real, visceral way on a special tour. Learn more.

Dementia is the sixth highest cause of death in the United States, but few people truly understand what their loved ones are going through as they are afflicted by the disease. Four young women with family members who have some form of dementia decided to find out through the Virtual Dementia Experience, a 10-minute simulation of what dementia really feels like. Two family caregivers turned advocates are their "tour guides."

The Virtual Dementia Experience "tour" is created and sponsored by the Second Wind Dreams organization.

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