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Reconnecting lost memories with The Art of Alzheimer's
CityStream: Art of Alzheimer’s

Marilyn Raichle tried to hang on, but she was losing her mom to the steady advance of Alzheimer's. Their flowing conversations soon became one-sided, and her mother's recollections of life were lost. But something changed when her mom started to paint. It awakened part of her brain and opened a window to distant memories she expressed through art. As Nicole Sanchez reports the experience inspired Marilyn to create The Art of Alzheimer's, an organization to help others make a similar connection.

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