Choir making memories for those with memory loss

Choir making memories for those with memory loss

For those battling dementia and Alzheimers short term memory is often the first to go. But older memories, sometimes favorite songs, can linger longer. And Family Caregivers of Mercy recruited a choir made up of those with chronic memory conditions, caregivers and families to make some new memories. Its called Together in Song. For several months now, volunteers have worked with the chorus composed of about 25 people, many with memory loss issues, to learn how to sing together.

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