Alzheimer's Australia Victoria has launched a new virtual reality smartphone app that will enable family carers and the wider community to see the world through the eyes of a person living with dementia.

The Educational Dementia Immersive Experience (EDIE, pronounced Eddie) app, launched Thursday by Alzheimer’s Australia Vic, uses Google Cardboard to provide a 360-degree immersive experience.  

Users work through a scenario which shows first hand the challenges of dementia.

 Who is EDIE?

  • EDIE was diagnosed with dementia two years ago
  • EDIE and his wife both live with the experience of dementia
  • By seeing the world through the eyes of EDIE
  • We are learning how to enable EDIE
  • By working in partnership with EDIE and his wife we can support them both to live well with dementia

Find out more on the Alzheimer's Australia Victoria website.

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