What is it like to have dementia?
Take a virtual tour and find out
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Mary Jane Brown Home certified nurse aid and Minnesota West nursing student Dani Arends struggles to put on a sweater during a “virtual tour” of dementia last week. More than 50 Good Samaritan Society employees participated in the tour, which is designed to mimic dementia. Participants said the experience gave them more empathy for the elderly residents for whom they care.
Staff members at Mary Jane Brown and Poplar Creek spent a portion of Thursday, June 27, learning what it feels like to have dementia. The “Virtual Dementia Tour” gives participants … More »
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