ISSUE 6  |  NOVEMBER 2017  |  Embodied Labs Newsletter


Hello <<First Name>>,

Greetings to all of our fellow travelers on the road to providing better person-centered care, especially to the growing population of aging adults in the United States and around the world! Thank you again to all of our subscribers for your support and interest in our work at Embodied Labs — we are grateful to be able to share our journey with you. You can view past issues in our email archive.
This newsletter keeps you informed on our latest updates, including product launches, new content, conferences, and more. It continues to be a very busy and exciting year! Read all about it in this email, and follow us on social media to keep up with our day-to-day updates.

Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday season!
— The Embodied Labs Team


Product Updates

This three-part lab can be experienced all at once or separately At the beginning of each part, Beatriz's brain acts as an omniscient narrator, helping learners understand how changes to the brain affect daily life and interactions.
Pre and post assessments, along with a facilitation guide, allow learners and instructors to see progression towards outcomes that are addressed through the story and content in the three parts, including:
1) increased knowledge of Alzheimer's disease and the brain
2) enhanced confidence to care for people with Alzheimer's disease
3) improvement in care practice

Why a lab about Alzheimer's Disease?

The Beatriz Lab is very important to us at Embodied Labs. It is the experience that inspired the start of our company. We believe VR is more than a way to evoke feelings of empathy; rather, it is a powerful behavior change tool. By taking the perspective of Beatriz, healthcare professionals and trainees are empowered to better care for people with Alzheimer’s disease, leading to more effective care practices and better quality of life. Through embodying Beatriz, you will gain insight into life with Alzheimer’s and be able to better connect with and care for your loved ones, patients, clients, or others in this communities who live with the disease every day. In our embodied VR experience, we hope to portray both the difficult and joyful moments -- the disease surely is a mix of both.
Watch our new promo video to learn more!

As part of the experience, you will take a 360 degree trip into Beatriz's brain, and visit a neuron "forest" that is being affected by amyloid beta plaques and tau proteins.

Featured News

Florida Consortium implements Embodied Labs Software

The team is pleased to announce that the Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities -- including University of Central Florida, University of South Florida, and Florida International University -- will be utilizing Embodied Labs "human experience labs" in a partnership to collect data about empathy and person-centered care across multiple departments and programs. 

Launch Party for the Alzheimer’s Lab!

On December 8th, Chicago Methodist Senior Services' Wesley Place community hosted two other long term care communities for a launch party of Embodied Labs' The Beatriz Lab: A Journey through Alzheimer’s Disease. Attendees got a chance to embody Beatriz and explore the ways that The Beatriz Lab can be used to improve care for residents.

Embodied Labs CEO at MedTech Impact Conference

Carrie joined VR and AR colleagues from Brainpower, AppliedVR, and MediVis for a panel discussion on how AR and VR are shaping "new realities in medicine". It is always exciting to be part the conversations that shape the way alternate realities can drive better patient outcomes and enable healthcare providers and workers to practice better person-centered care!

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