Watch Music Come to Rescue of Alzheimer’s

As someone who had a grandfather with Alzheimer’s and a father-in-law with dementia, I can testify to the power of music when it comes to comforting them. Watch musician Joe Frahley with his mother.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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One thought on “Watch Music Come to Rescue of Alzheimer’s

  • Have you heard about the documentary Alive Inside?
    It shows how the re-introduction of music in retirement homes of patients suffering with Dementia and Alzheimer’s can be “awakened” and bring them back to themselves. It’s absolutely awe inspiring!


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