Exhibit at Liberty Science Center lets visitors experience aging

The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City has unveiled a new exhibit by partnering up with Genworth Financial that shows what it is like to

A new exhibit at the Liberty Science Center lets visitors experience aging.

A new exhibit at the Liberty Science Center lets visitors experience aging. (4/1/16)

JERSEY CITY - Have you ever wondered what it would be like to age 40 years instantaneously?

The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City has unveiled a new exhibit by partnering up with Genworth Financial that shows what it is like to be older.

Genworth Financial has sold long-term care insurance policies for about 40 years. The company developed the Genworth Aging Experience by creating sophisticated, high-performance computing and robotic technology.

The experience enables wearers to experience hearing impairments, vision disorders, joint challenges, and mobility and muscle loss that impacts older adults.  The purpose of the experience the challenges older people must go through, in an effort to build empathy and awareness.

The Genworth Aging Experience will be at the Liberty Science Center through April 10.

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