Virtual Dementia Tour administrator Jeanne Pete questions caretakers directly following the tour.

Simulating their suffering

William Buchheit's picture

It all starts when they sit you down in a chair, put some cotton gloves on your hands and ask you to remove your shoes.  A woman places some prickly insoles in them and tells you to put them back on.  She then puts a pair of blurry green goggles over your eyes and some earphones on your head that emit a nerve-jarring chorus of quacking and chatt

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