Music Animates Memory In Alzheimer's And Dementia Patients

Alzheimer's and dementia can make loved ones appear unreachable, like shells of their former selves. A new documentary and increasingly popular treatment program use music to connect with the dynamic inner lives of patients. 


  • Michael Rossatto-Bennett, filmmaker, Alive Inside, opening at the Tivoli this weekend
  • Lora Swartzendruber, project coordinator, Alzheimer's Association - Heart of America Chapter
  • Jeanne Buckendahl, caregiver for her husband, an Alzheimer's patient