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A German nursing home tries a novel form of dementia therapy

By The Washington Post  
   December 27, 2017

The Alexa nursing home in Germany is trying to trigger memories in Alzheimer's patients by re-creating settings from the communist era as a form of therapy. While other nursing homes are also trying to help their residents remember details of their lives, what is going on here could well be the only concerted effort to re-create for its residents an entire historical era.

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