Poster Session  |   November 2018
Can a Virtual Nature Environment Reduce Anxiety and Agitation in People With Dementia?
Author Affiliations
  • Northern Arizona University
Article Information
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia / Neurologic Conditions / Translational Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Can a Virtual Nature Environment Reduce Anxiety and Agitation in People With Dementia?
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211520312p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO4044
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211520312p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO4044
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

The creation of a virtual nature environment significantly reduced heart rate and anxiety and improved pleasure for residents of a dementia care unit. Creation of such environments holds the potential to reduce pharmacology use and improve quality of life for people with dementia.

Primary Author and Speaker: Lori Reynolds

Additional Authors and Speakers: Jade Poisson, Alex Myers