Founded in 1997, Second Wind Dreams® proudly celebrates 20 years of elder dream fulfillment and the patented Virtual Dementia Tour®.
Making a Difference with Dreams
More than tens of thousands of dreams have been fulfilled since Second Wind Dreams® founding in 1997. Help us make Dreams a reality!
Join the ranks of an estimated 2 million people in 17 countries who have experienced the Virtual Dementia Tour.
Second Wind Dreams® is an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the perception of aging through the fulfillment of dreams and the offering of educational programs including its flagship, sensitivity training, the Virtual Dementia Tour®.
“My mom struggled with dementia for 12 years, but it wasn’t until I spent 8 minutes inside the Virtual Dementia Tour that I truly understood what her world was like.”
–Leeza Gibbons, Leeza's Care Connection
By accurately simulating what it is like to live with dementia, the Virtual Dementia Tour opens the eyes and hearts of those who experience it. To get a sense of the profound effects felt by participants of the Tour, we invite you to spend four minutes viewing this video featuring TV and radio personality Leeza Gibbons…
Some quick facts about the VDT:
Designed especially for eldercare communities, healthcare professionals, advocacy groups, and educational settings.
Provides an excellent way, in the privacy of your own home, for you to gain an understanding of what your loved one with dementia experiences on a daily basis.
We have a national network of certified trainers and facilitators who ensure that the VDT is always conducted according to specific criteria.