Doctors explain how to evoke memories in dementia patients 18:52

Listening to music or singing can improve the condition of people with dementia and awaken their remaining memories. This was reported by Mayo Clinic news portal.

Alzheimer’s disease causes the loss of brain cells, impairing memory, thinking and the ability to communicate. However, musical memories are often preserved because the areas of the brain associated with them are less affected by dementia.

Studies show that listening to music or singing can improve the emotions and behavior of patients with different types of dementia.

Doctors recommended that the patient choose his favorite music, which is associated with happy moments in life. Slow melodies help the patient calm down during eating and hygiene procedures, while cheerful and cheerful melodies help improve the mood.

While music is playing, you need to eliminate other noise: turn off the TV, close the door, do not use applications that contain advertising.

You can help the patient dance or engage in other activities while you listen or sing.

Earlier scientists named is a significant risk factor for dementia.

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Source: Gazeta


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