ACTIVITIES THAT ENGAGE A HEALTHY MIND
Our community provides opportunities for creative expression, meaningful discussion, and a chance to give back to those in need. Our lifestyle recreation director develops a monthly calendar filled with different ways to stay engaged. Some examples include:
- Community Choirs
- Speaker series on a variety of topics
- Lunch bunch outings
- Men’s Group outings
- Local theater performances and/or Guthrie performances
- Pancake Breakfasts
- Weekly Happy Hour
- Dances and Live Music
- Ice Cream Socials
- Tai Chi, Yoga, and More!
How Virtual Reality Helps Older Adults
November 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm| Free
Virtual reality has become more accessible & popular in recent years. You’re invited to attend a free seminar to learn about the history of this exciting, emerging technology, and its effects on the brain as well as why Chuck Olson created WellnessVR.
After a 2017 pilot study showed powerful results of improved wellness among seniors residing at Ebenezer’s Minneapolis Campus, the program has become more affordable & accessible. Learn about the culture, travel & relaxation that can be gained through the use of WellnessVR. Attendees will have free demo WellnessVR through Oculus Go headsets.
Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
About the Presenters
Chuck Olsen is an entrepreneur and media veteran with 25 years’ experience working at the intersection of creativity, technology and social good. Chuck is the CEO and Co- Founder of Visual, a virtual reality company that created WellnessVR as a way to bring the world to seniors and people living with disabilities.
Joel Prevost has spent over 15 years serving seniors as a nursing home administrator. He has a passion about using technology to improve life which drew him to working with Chuck & WellnessVR. After great success with a WellnessVR pilot program, he is passionate about sharing the benefits & possibilities with everyone.
To attend this FREE event, please RSVP by Friday, November 15th to Erin Renslow at (952) 525-7201 or erenslo1@Fairview.org