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Rendever rolls out virtual reality program in Algonquin Senior Living's Oaks to enhance resident enrichment

A team of partners spearheads a VR initiative, taking seniors to new virtual destinations every day in a month-long event called “World Explorers of Algonquin.”

/EIN News/ — Oct. 17, 2022 Algonquin, IL (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — rendever, A company that pioneers the future of aging, Oaks at Algonquin Senior Living Promote health and wellness, increase engagement and create positive shared experiences among older adults.

The Senior Living Community has launched a partnership with an interactive month-long event called “World Explorers of Algonquin.” In this program, 45 residents are signed on to travel to new destinations around the world three times a day through Rendever’s virtual reality sessions. Participants earn points by participating in guided tours and compete to see who has the most points at the end of the month. To provide residents with a truly immersive experience, the Oaks at Algonquin team paired each session with educational and culturally appropriate activities. For example, while taking a virtual tour of Germany’s hot spots, residents enjoyed homemade pretzels and German beer his cheese, and sampled German beer blind.

“Since we started this pilot program, we have doubled our participation in community activities. talk about their journeys and they are excited to share past experiences and memories that lead to their destination. We talked about memories from our previous visits to New York.”

“The decision to partner with Rendever was easy. Residents have every opportunity to explore new places, make friends and ultimately have fun,” said Molly Davis Nedley, National Director of Entertainment and Programming for Spectrum Retirement Communities, which operates Oaks at Algonquin. says. “The fact that residents are enthusiastic about using Rendever means they can find joy in new technology. It’s great to see a platform like this that allows seniors to be a part of this new technology age.”

While this pilot program will allow residents to participate in sessions via headsets, Algonquin Oaks will also be able to cast virtual reality sessions onto theater screens, allowing viewers to enjoy the experience as well. I can do it. In addition to “Algonquin’s World Expedition,” the community also participates in his twice-weekly RendeverLive™ sessions.

David Stoller, Vice President of Partner Success at Rendever, said: “Working with the team at Spectrum, from executive leadership to the staff who make this possible, will make these special experiences possible for our residents.”

Spectrum Retirement Communities continues to provide 43 communities with the best tools to enrich the lives of their residents. The partnership between Spectrum Retirement Communities and Rendever is a step forward in their shared mission to shape a new future of aging defined by enrichment and engagement.

About Lendever

Rendever overcomes social isolation through the power of virtual reality and positive shared experiences. From senior living communities to hospitals, their platform is being used to reduce depression and loneliness by facilitating personal connections between populations with limited lives. Participants can tick off items on their to-do list together, revisit meaningful places to share stories, and stay connected with family. Rendever is used by prominent senior living operators such as Revera, Benchmark and SRG, healthcare systems such as UCHealth and Cleveland Clinic, has research funded by the NIH and NIA, and is supported by AARP and Verizon. It has commercial partnerships with major organizations such as For more information, please visit the following URL:

About Spectrum Retirement Community

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC is a leading developer, owner and operator of retirement/self-reliance, assisted living and memory care communities across the United States, living in cutting edge and highly desirable communities. We offer an apartment. We support the lifestyles of seniors with a full range of amenities, a full range of activities and programs, and the best hospitality. For more information, see:

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