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..."Patients who appreciated music, painting and theatre recovered better from their stroke than patients who did not"Patients interested in art had better general health, found it easier to walk, and had more energy. They were also happier, less anxious or depressed, and felt calmer. They had better memory and were superior communicators (speaking with other people, understanding what people said, naming people and objects correctly)."

Read the full article on HealthCentral to learn more about how music can improve life quality for people who have had a stroke or who live with dementia:

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