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February 12th, 2016

Singing together: Music helps man with Alzheimer’s connect to his wife

81-year-old Jerry McClain, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, enjoys singing old standards on the main street near his hometown in Snohomish, Wash., and finds that music still allows him to experience a special bond with his loving wife, Elaine. Recent studies now show that music can help aid cognition in a person with Alzheimer’s, with some patients responding to music even when nothing else seems to reach them.

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