Music can boost memory and mood
Dan Cohen watches Mary Lou Thompson, who has Alzheimer's, respond to the playlist he made for her.
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By Dr. Anne Fabiny, Editor in Chief, Harvard Women's Health Watch
You may have seen the award-winning documentary film Alive Inside, which was released in 2014. It follows Dan Cohen, a social worker who is bringing music to people with dementia in nursing homes.