MyndVR Launches an At-Home VR Solution for Seniors Stuck in Isolation
Research has shown that virtual reminiscence therapy has cognitive health and wellness benefits. As senior citizens continue to social distance, Dallas-based MyndVR wants to help.
Lonely seniors find connection with rented grandkids and VR vacations
Tech can stave off loneliness by connecting seniors with family, companions and new experiences, both virtually and in real life.
MyndVR Launches MyndVR at Home, a VR Solution for Tens of Millions of Seniors
MyndVR, the national leader in providing VR solutions for senior living communities, announced the launch of MyndVR at Home, the at-home version of its widely successful MyndVR program.
New technology aims to improve quality of life for socially isolated older adults during COVID-19 pandemic
Dallas-based MyndVR has launched Myndvr at Home to provide older adults access to immersive experiences, including travel, music, art, nature and reminiscence therapies.
Care Indeed Partners with MyndVR to Launch Second Iteration CI-VR Virtual Reality Training Program
Their new product provides portable training simulations designed to help equip caregivers to handle the challenges of caring for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Senior Communities Adopt Virtual Reality to Fight Dementia, Social Isolation
Researchers are looking into the benefits of VR as a tool to fight isolation linked to physical and mental conditions associated with a higher risk of mortality.
New partnership aims to give away MyndVR to combat social isolation in senior care communities in need
MyndVR is partnering with Pico Interactive and LittlStar to donate VR headsets to senior care communities in all 50 states to combat social isolation due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Harnessing the power of virtual reality to reduce social isolation amid a global pandemic
For many seniors living in skilled nursing facilities and care communities, being isolated can be truly frightening. But virtual reality (VR) is changing that.
Senior community explores the world with a new virtual reality device
Imagine a free visit to Seville or Paris at a moment’s notice ... That’s the world Schuldt and other retired senior citizens may live in, thanks to a company called, ‘MyndVR’.
‘Apart from the Ordinary’ St. Barnabas caring, growing for more than a century
St. Barnabas is working with Dr. Maroon and MyndVR, a virtual reality company that developed technology to help lessen anxiety in patients living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
John Knox Village brings virtual reality therapy to seniors
John Knox Village announced a partnership with MyndVR, to offer virtual reality therapy to seniors in South Florida.
Retirement Community Residents in Palo Alto Travel the World Using Virtual Reality
MyndVR, a national leader in providing virtual reality solutions for senior living communities, and Vi Palo Alto, Palo Alto’s premier continuing care retirement community, have announced a partnership. ...
Selected Silverado Communities to Implement MyndVR Virtual Reality Platform
MyndVR, the national leader in providing virtual reality (VR) solutions for senior living communities, announced today that it has signed a partnership with Silverado, a memory care operator with communities...
Virtual reality transporting patients in Lewiston hundreds of miles away
For those battling serious diseases, spending hours on end getting treatment can be overwhelming, exhausting and extremely boring. Kim Thistlewaite, the nurse manager of St. Mary's infusion center...
Virtual reality, robots, interactive apps, other new tech help people with dementia and their caretakers
Doris Moss has always loved dancing. Now in her 80s and suffering from a form of dementia, it has become more important than ever, as hearing a good beat will spur her to get up...
How virtual reality is helping seniors breathe new life into old memories
Virtual reality isn’t just for gamers. The same technology that lets users battle monsters in mythical worlds has proven useful for everything from overcoming phobias and practicing surgical procedures to getting a look inside the International Space Station.
Virtual reality is taking Tennessee veterans on adventures
Residents at the Tennessee State Veterans' Home in Murfreesboro are traveling the world without leaving the building.Using MyndVR headsets, veterans can skydive, drive a race car, play with puppies or stand on stage at a Broadway show.
Why a Dallas VR company thinks its tech can help aging adults unlock memories
Chris Brickler, co-founder of Dallas-based virtual reality company MyndVR, is hoping that VR headsets will help adults like May retrieve or replicate memorable moments in their lives. The company specializes in the use of virtual reality for aging...
Benedictine Health System Partners With MyndVR to Bring Virtual Reality Therapy to Assisted Living
Benedictine Health System, a nationally recognized, Catholic, non-profit senior living system announced today a partnership with MyndVR, the nation’s leading provider of virtual reality solutions for senior care communities
Inside the Rise of Senior Living Virtual Reality
After whispers, trials, pilots and promise, virtual reality now seems on the precipice of a boom in senior housing.
MyndVR launches MyndVR 2.0 with HTC Vive Focus as Flagship Partner
MyndVR, the nation’s leading provider of virtual reality solutions for senior care communities, announced today the launch of MyndVR 2.0. In partnership with HTC’s VIVE X accelerator, MyndVR is deploying...
Virtual Reality Brings Once in a Lifetime Experience to Maine Dementia Patients
Recreational therapist Carrie Wilson started to do her research, and found virtual reality helps dementia patients significantly. “Being able to use virtual reality as a therapy tool to be the first go to rather than a medication...
D Magazine Names MyndVR Top 5 Startups to Watch in 2019
Whether it’s a problem that demands solving or an inconvenience that needs a fix, most startups begin with a belief that something can be done better, faster, or cheaper. North Texas is a hotbed for entrepreneurs...
MyndVR Forms National Research Coalition to Study Virtual Reality and the Aging Mind
MyndVR, a tech, health and wellness company specializing in virtual reality solutions for people 55-plus, is pleased to announce the formation of the MyndVR Science Advisory Board and a national research coalition involving universities across the...
4 Ingenious Technologies To Help Aging Adults Stay Connected And Engaged
MyndVR aims to put smiles on seniors’ faces through Virtual Reality experiences that enable them to relive meaningful memories and/or visit places outside of their normal environments (think outer space, the Great Wall of China, or the Fjords...).
Engaging Veterans through Virtual Reality Experiences at Long Island State Veterans Home
"The LI State Veterans Home is always looking for unique and innovative ways to enhance the quality of life of our veterans", said Fred Sganga, Executive Director. "Through this unique virtual reality solution, our residents will be able to live, or re...
MyndVR Taps Littlstar to Launch Exclusive Virtual Reality Content Service for 55-Plus Adult comm...
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MyndVR, the national leader in providing virtual reality (VR) solutions for senior living communities, and Littlstar, a global content network dedicated to virtual reality, 360-degree video and...
Great story on the mix of art and Virtual Reality
NBC DFW covers the JD Miller's art performance on the MyndVR network.
Palm Beach Gardens seniors get fix of virtual reality adventures
PALM BEACH GARDENS — Leopold “Bud” Weidlein, 99, wondered how far down he was diving Wednesday morning as he encountered tropical, red fish. Sitting — yes, sitting — next to him, Marvin Greenberg took in the sight of of Michelangelo’s David...
A group of Palm Beach County seniors are taking the trip of a lifetime without even leaving their...
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - "So we kind of came together and said what if we created a really innovative solution for seniors and virtual reality," Brickler said.
Local Company Films Simon and Garfunkel Virtual Reality Experience
“The thing that’s phenomenally interesting to me is the teleportation capabilities of this technology to bring people back to a time period that they feel comfortable with,” Chris Brickler says. “We want to transport..."
Seniors experience virtual reality for the first time
MyndVR partners with La Posada in Palm Beach Gardens to implement VR.
TED Talks invites MyndVR
CEO Chris Brickler delivers a glimpse into the future of Virtual Reality and the aging mind at TED
MyndVR parnters with Rona Barrett Foundation in California
"I have never seen so many seniors as joyful as they have been since experiencing this VR tour. It's incredible! Thank You! Thank you! Thank You! We love building our seniors a new future.
MyndVR on ABC News with The Legacy at Willow Bend
PLANO -- The residents at The Legacy at Willow Bend have been busy the last month. The men and women of the retirement community have gone deep sea diving, out to jazz clubs and even inside some of the most famous paintings in the world, all courtesy...
Virtual Reality Showing Anecdotal Benefits for Senior Living
Virtual Music - Simon and Garfunkel Tribute in Dallas
Kansas facility tests virtual reality to help people with dementia
"Virtualy reality really isn't just for 23-year-old gamers anymore," Brickler says.
Assisted living tries virtual reality to help seniors with dementia
Encore at Avalon Park in Orlando, FLA is the third senior residence in the country to test the virtual-reality system created by MyndVR, a Dallas start-up whose partners are Samsung and the University of Texas at Dallas.
MyndVR Uses Tech to Enrich Plano Seniors’ Lives
The Legacy Willow Bend and the Dallas-based VR company conducted a field trial on the health benefits to seniors of the technology.
VR for Good: MyndVR Wants To Make The Ultimate Platform To Help The Elderly
“I think one of the things that was interesting to me about VR was not trying to satisfy the twenty three year old gamer,” Brickler tells me over the phone. “We would actually try to create a healing health care solution with this technology that would...
The Long Game
Savvy Senior Living Providers understand that creating an environment that engages the mind and imagination is a key to happy and contented residents. However, a hard reality for most senior providers is that some residents still face...
University of Texas at Dallas Team Work with Startup MyndVR to Create Content and Systems Geared...
“There are three ideas behind what these VR experiences allow these users,” Dr. Ryan McMahan said. “Either they’ll see something they’ve experienced before, which could bring about memories; experience a place they’ve never seen before, which engages the brain...
Assisted living tries virtual reality to help seniors with dementia
Diving into my first virtual reality experience I felt like Alice down the rabbit hole. In the blink of an eye I found myself in the cockpit of a Blue Angel, soaring through the sky. My head was in the clouds while my feet were ...