Akron startup uses virtual reality to take senior citizens on trips to special places

In a matter of moments, 88-year-old Doloros Ekus was transported from her assisted living home in Richfield to one of her favorite places to visit when she was younger– Stan Hywet Gardens in Akron…

…Providing VR trips to seniors in hospices, centers and nursing homes is the goal of an Akron startup called Immersive Cure, which is owned by Jessica Benson.

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Written by Bob Jones.

Originally published October 30, 2019.

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