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What is life like with dementia?

June 2nd, 2016

Episode 996 of 1744 episodes

A new virtual reality tool using ordinary smartphones will allow people to understand what it is like living with dementia. The computer-generated environments and 360 degree video illustrates how day-to-day life can become a challenge for someone with the condition. Hilary Evans, CEO of Alzheimer's Research UK, Trina Armstrong who has dementia, and her husband Graeme discuss how a better understanding of the disease could lead to a cure in the future. (Image: Elderly people holding hands. Credit: Science Photo Library.)

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