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Music to trigger memories in people with dementia

A website has been launched to help people with dementia reconnect with their memories via music

A website has been launched to help people with dementia reconnect with their memories via music

Evidence suggests that music can access parts of the brain that other forms of communication cannot. With the help of music and dementia charity Playlist for Life, the BBC has created Music Memories.

The site, which encourages people and their families to put together playlists, features songs from 1920 through to 2017.

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