Dementia care and the power of music

28/06/2013 Dementia

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This video demonstrates the power of music with someone suffering from Dementia.

“One of my friends sent me this video a couple of days ago and it really moved me. It reminded me of the joy that my grandad, who sadly passed away a few years ago after having alzheimers, got whenever my gran played him his favourite tune – Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto (he loved a bit of Classic FM!).”

No matter how far down the road my papa was with alzheimers, hearing that song always made his face light up. It’s a pretty good reminder of the power of music. I wonder if The Smiths or Mogwai tunes will spark a similar reaction from me one day!

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