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“Alive Inside” Shows Power of Music in Treating Dementia | Social Workers Speak

A snippet of the upcoming film “Alive Inside” was posted online for months before someone put it on the Reddit social news website and the clip went viral.

About seven million people have now watched the touching and emotional clip, which shows elderly people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia become animated and engage others after they listen to music from their youth played on iPods.

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This entry was posted on June 6, 2012 by in Dementia, Older People.
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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