MindVR Offers VR Solutions for Senior Communities at Home

VR therapy (VRT) is the use of virtual reality technology for psychological therapy used for simulating rehabilitation. More and more starts ups are growing rapidly in the VR healthcare sector in the recent years. 

MyndVR Partners With Healing HealthCare System's Offer VR Meditation Channel for Seniors

on August 26 2021, MyndVR, an innovative provider of VR solutions for seniors, signed a partnership agreement with Healing HealthCare Systems to provide C.A.R.E. (Continuous Ambient Relaxation Environments) VRx is available to seniors communities, assisted living communities, hospices, and at home.

MyndVR is the leader in Virtual Reality solutions for seniors, veterans, state and federal veteran homes, and other senior living communities. MyndVR Studios was established to create therapeutic experiences that positively affect the lives of veterans and seniors. Its technology allows older adults to communicate with the outside world in innovative ways that encourage engagement, cognitive wellbeing, and, above all, joy, happiness.

Healing HealthCare Systems partners with healthcare facilities across the country to improve patient care. The C.A.R.E. producers. The C.A.R.E. Channel -- Therapeutic programming that masks noise and mitigates pain. Healing HealthCare Systems is committed to improving patient experience by improving care environment - the context where all care takes place. All C.A.R.E. Programming (Continuous Ambient Relaxation Enviroment) is evidence-based. It draws production standards from media psychology, environmental psychology, and nursing research.

The C.A.R.E. is used in over 1,000 healthcare facilities around the world. The C.A.R.E. is used in more than 1,000 healthcare facilities worldwide. Its soothing instrumental music and original nature imagery provide a therapeutic tool that can be used at the patient's bedside or waiting area, as well as in public spaces and staff rooms. Healing HealthCare Systems offers many options for experiencing their therapeutic programming, including C.A.R.E. VRx, C.A.R.E. C.A.R.E. - Connect, Relax, and More

The immersive C.A.R.E. can be accessed via gaze-based navigation. The VRx app combines voice-based, guided imagery and beautiful 360deg visuals that span nature forests, lakes rivers, beaches, and other locations at their own pace. You can enjoy a variety of experiences, including standing at the edge of a lake, looking up at the mountains or standing on a mountaintop, gazing down on a lake below, listening to the waves at the beach and watching the sunset.

Susan E. Mazer Ph.D. is President and CEO at Healing HealthCare Systems. She says that many older adults felt lonely and depressed during the pandemic. Virtual reality has been shown to have positive effects on patients. Even after the pandemic, technology will still play an important role in the care and wellbeing of older adults.

C.A.R.E. VRx will be available on all MyndVR headsets in the United States, Canada and Australia. MyndVR will provide content and headsets, but MyndVR will add another dimension to the experience with an array of aromatherapy oils that can be paired with the powerful visuals and music. MyndVR is dedicated to providing a 4D experience for positive healthcare outcomes.

Stanford University collaborates with MyndVR and Support from AT&T5G Technology

The Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford University (VHIL), a pioneering lab that studies the psychological and behavioral effects virtual reality has announced a new collaboration with MyndVR on March 22 nd 2021. The Study will explore how VR use by older adults affects their psychological well being and attitudes towards new technologies.

Since nearly two decades, VR researchers at Stanford's VHIL are creating immersive VR content and testing the effects on humans. The Lab has published hundreds of scientific papers detailing the psychological, and behavioral effects of VR experiences. Jeremy Bailenson is the Lab's founder director and is considered to be one of the most respected experts on the subject.

Jeremy Bailenson states that virtual reality adoption is on the rise and they are keen to reap both the immediate as well as long-term benefits. MyndVR allows them to reach an important group of older adults who were particularly affected by the isolation experienced in the past year.

Chris Brickler, MyndVR's CEO, stated that the company has had a goal to improve the quality life of older adults since its inception. He said that the MyndVR team is excited to collaborate with Stanford to conduct this study and provide this opportunity for senior living communities of the MyndVR network.

MyndVR has gathered a strong consortium of industry partners to support this research. This includes AT&T as well as some of the most innovative senior living communities in the world. The patient experience can be further improved by combining MyndVR with AT&T's 5G technology.

Anne Chow, CEO of AT&T Business, noted that 5G-enabled solutions can benefit from faster speeds and reduced latency. This could be a significant step in fostering more innovation across all businesses. AT&T is proud of its partnership with Stanford and MyndVR in order to help shape the future healthcare technology.

The study is not only open to the US. John Knox Village in South Florida, Benedictine Living in the Midwest, St. Barnabas, St. Barnabas, St. Barnabas, St. Barnabas, St. Barnabas, St. Barnabus in Western Pennsylvania, Long Island State Veterans Home, Maple Knoll Village, Ohio and Technology for Ageing & Disability WA in Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania signed up for this groundbreaking study. MyndVR has also partnered with Therapy Management Corp. (TMC), which is a major provider of therapy services to hundreds upon hundreds of healthcare providers, to offer this opportunity to their clients and expand the number of participants.

Participating in this research will allow communities and other healthcare providers to conduct one of the most comprehensive studies ever conducted on VR and its impact on this population. It also will show the potential role of technology in improving their overall health.

MyndVR Partners with TADWA

MyndVR entered into a partnership agreement with Technology for Ageing & Disability in February 2021. TADWA is a non-profit organization that has been making a positive impact on the lives of Western Australians ever since 1984.

MyndVR's partnership in Australia with TADWA is a sign of its expansion to Oceania, New Zealand, Australia and New Zealand. It will allow occupational therapists to use customized headsets, care tablets and MyndVR's extensive content powered by Littlstar to help seniors, people with disabilities and their caregivers do the things that are important to them.

MyndVR previously collaborated with researchers in the United States to examine how virtual reality can improve happiness and decrease social isolation in elderly residents of long-term care facilities. Now, MyndVR is thrilled to bring their award-winning technology to the elderly and disabled in Australia and New Zealand.

TADWA's occupational technicians and therapists work with thousands of people each year to help them live their best lives. TADWA is a "team of teams" that operates across six disciplines and generates innovative solutions for the challenges faced older people and those with disabilities.

Steve Pretzel (CEO of TADWA) says that the team is delighted to partner with MyndVR and that age and disability shouldn't define a person or limit their ability to live a fulfilling life. Virtual reality can be a great way to explore, adventure and have fun when your physical mobility is restricted. MyndVR offers great content and great control functionality. TADWA believes VR has many benefits that can be used to improve quality of life and reduce isolation.

Author: VR Reporter

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