New Jersey senior living provider uses virtual reality to engage seniors, improve their physical health, and build connections between communities and between family members
BRICK TOWNSHIP, NJ, Aug. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — To returnthe first virtual reality platform for seniors, collaborates with Marquis Health Consulting Services to improve the mental and physical health of seniors in its skilled nursing facilities and senior housing communities throughout the East Coast of the United States. After seeing the impact of the Rendever VR platform firsthand, Marquis collaborated with Rendever to increase value by integrating RendeverFit™ and being the first to deploy RendeverLive™ private sessions enterprise-wide.
After a successful initial rollout last fall, Marquis is now the first to roll out Rendever’s full suite of products, including Rendever’s Resident Engagement Platform, RendeverLive™and RendeverFit™. Now, Marquis seniors can travel the world anytime, stay active with interactive virtual reality games and sports, and build quality relationships with other seniors and Marquis staff.
“Marquis has been an incredible partner from the start – whenever they hear about an opportunity to improve the lives of their residents, they are the first to dive in. We started saying we were ready to offer company-wide live sessions, and less than a week later we had scheduled a session with all of their communities and an Olympic guest,” said Kyle Rand, CEO and co-founder of Rendever. is truly impactful for a mission-driven company like ours. We’ve been dedicated to expanding our approach and creating a suite of platforms that enable true holistic wellness. It’s amazing to see it come together and have a such a significant impact so quickly.
Caring for the holistic health of older people is extremely important, especially the quality of their social and community structure. Studies have shown that social isolation can be as detrimental as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Aging in place can be difficult to manage, which is why Rendever and Marquis are on a mission to bring joy to the life experiences of seniors.
“It was an easy decision to integrate Rendever into our programs at Marquis. We found different ways to integrate the platforms beyond the activity schedule. For example, we recently used Rendever’s platforms to augment our Olympics virtual summer events for our seniors, with a session hosted by former Olympian Andrew Weiss Everyone enjoyed competitive cycling on RendeverFit™ and trivia on RendeverLive™ Virtual reality is powering the future of aging and it’s exciting to be at the forefront of innovation and see its effects on our residents mentally and physically,” said Ricky Pena, Vice President of Life Enrichment and Therapeutic Operations at Marquis Health Consulting Services.
Rendever is used in over 450 communities around the world. For more details on Rendever’s offerings, visit www.rendever.com/get-rendever.
Rendever overcomes social isolation through the power of virtual reality and shared experiences. From senior living communities to hospitals, their platform is used to reduce depression and loneliness by fostering personal connections between populations where life has become limited. Participants in group sessions can check off bucket list items together, revisit meaningful places and share stories, stay engaged with family members, and more. Rendever is used by top-tier senior living operators including Revera, Benchmark, and SRG, health systems such as UCHealth and Cleveland Clinic, has NIH and NIA-funded research, and has commercial partnerships with many big organizations like AARP and Verizon. To learn more, please visit www.rendever.com.
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