This Dance Therapy Group Connects Alzheimer’s PatientsThe Alzheimer's Site
A new form of dance classes for Alzheimer’s patients brings them together with their caregivers and other patients experiencing the disease. The dance routines allow patients and caregivers to be “in the moment,” helping them forget their worries and anxieties and giving them encouragement throughout the day.
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Watch the video below to see the dance that allows Alzheimer’s patients the ability to be in the moment! >>>>
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