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Virtual reality tour simulates Alzheimers

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Florida's largest provider of medical services to the elderly is using a virtual reality simulation to teach staff how it feels to have Alzheimers and other forms of dementia. Caregivers say it changes how they interact with patients. (May 20) Video provided by AP


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