Finding Identity in a Funny PlaceM.M. Sullivan
It can be difficult to know who you are when you don’t remember what you did yesterday, which means that many people who are afflicted with Alzheimer’s will lose their sense of identity. Linda Gelman of the comedy troupe Chicago City Limits teaches a group of early-stage sufferers how improvisational theater can help them get a better sense of themselves, and help slow the disease’s effects, simply by having fun.
Check out the nontraditional, unscripted therapy.