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iPod Project Connects Toronto Dementia Patients and Music

By |September 20, 2013|Categories: Breaking News, Retirement Planning|Tags: , |

People have long touted the healing powers of music, but just how true is that claim? The Alzheimer Society of Toronto, Canada put a great deal of weight into the belief and launched a new program dedicated to providing music to seniors with dementia in their area.

Inspired by Henry dementia patients and music

The program, dubbed the iPod Project, was inspired after a screening of a film called “Alive Inside”, which documents the effect of music on dementia patients, one in particular named Henry, whose story you can watch on YouTube.