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Moviesdenise-jans-1149927-unsplash"Short clips from classic films are shown, followed by audience discussion and reminiscence, guided by a moderator. This program demonstrates how film can be a form of treatment for some of the symptoms associated with memory loss, Alzheimer's disease and related dementia. The cinema  has the power to connect us with our deep-rooted emotional memories  - the kind that never leave us."

Read the full article on HealthCentral about the power of old movies and music to reconnect someone who lives with dementia:

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