Friday, December 11, 2009

An Unlikely Tool Finding New Uses

The Nintendo Wii gaming system is being used successfully as therapy for individual's with Alzheimer's. Many Senior Centers and assisted living centers. The Wii helps with movement and moderate fitness as well as social interaction. The Gaming device is even being used in conjunction with traditional rehab to encourage people to continue working when they return home.

Related Links:

Wii Speeds Up the Rehab Process

Wii Therapy for Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

Nintendo a Useful Tool for Fighting Alzheimer's and Caregiver Stress

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