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Can Music Cure Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease?

on July 16, 2014, 5:30pm

On today’s Rock it Out! Blog episode, Sami chats with film director Michael Rossato-Bennett and Dan Cohen, founder of the non-profit organization Music & Memory, about their new film, Alive Inside. The documentary focuses on patients that suffer from ailments including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and what happens when they’re played music that’s connected to their past.

Rossato-Bennett and Cohen discuss the making of the film, how creating specific music playlists for patients aids their treatment, the success rate of this treatment, and when the film will be available for viewing.

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