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When we met Kathy Helgerson, the founder of Simple Steps to Technology, a program designed to help Seniors understand and use tech. She was curious to see if Virtual Reality had a place in Nursing Homes and we were of coursed interested in helping her find out. Working with her we were able to watch Seniors fly through the sky to their old homes using Google Earth. Some Seniors were brought to tears or laughed at old memories they had forgotten while flying over a once familiar city. After seeing this, she bought headsets for her own business and quickly started introducing them to Senior at multiple nursing homes. For Philo, this confirmed the idea that Virtual Reality does have a place with our Seniors just as much as it does with our youngsters.

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