They Brought Cameras Into A Nursing Home, And What They Captured Inside Will Bring You To Tears…

This video is the trailer for “Alive Inside”, a documentary that follows social worker Dan Cohen as he tries to help those with memory loss combat it with the power of music.

Cohen is the founder of Music & Memory, a nonprofit that brings personalized music to the elderly. After hearing reports on the positive effects of music and the ease of using iPods, he was shocked that no long-term care facilities in the US were using this technology to improve their residents’ lives.

He began volunteering at a local nursing home, creating personalized playlists for the residents. It was a huge success, causing Cohen to seek funding to expand the program. The program is now at hundreds of facilities, all certified through Cohen’s organization.


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