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Using Music to Unlock Memories in Alzheimer’s

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Music lights up many parts of the brain, and the 'Music and Memory' program helps people with Alzheimer's reconnect with their emotional side. (Video)

Music lights up many parts of the brain, and now is being used by a program called Music and Memory that helps those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports on how the program, founded by social worker Dan Cohen, helps connects Alzheimer’s patients with themselves.


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This site was inspired by my Mom’s autoimmune dementia.

It is a place where we separate out the wheat from the chaffe, the important articles & videos from each week’s river of news. With a new post on Alzheimer’s or dementia appearing on the internet every 7 minutes, the site’s focus on the best information has been a help to many over the past 15 years. Thanks to our many subscribers for your supportive feedback.

The site is dedicated to all those preserving the dignity of the community of people living with dementia.

Peter Berger, Editor

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