Monday, August 11, 2014
Brain Tumors, seizures, dementia and “Alive Inside”
Had a brain tumor? What about seizures? Worried about them, too? Does Dementia scare the snot out of you?
I have this fear of somebody sticking me in a corner and drooling when I’m too brain damaged from all of the above to know who I am or who my family is.
Surprisingly, it seems like one solace for folks with Alzheimer’s disease is music, especially music that the victim likes. In fact, in this excerpt from an upcoming documentary entitled “Alive Inside,” music reaches, inspires and engages patients in a way that nothing else has been able to do.
I dare you to watch this youtube.com video that’s got over nine million hits and not feel a little chill run up your spine.
PS – And here’s a link to the ABC post on all this by Katie Moisse: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/AlzheimersCommunity/alzheimers-disease-music-brings-patients-back-life/story?id=16117602