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Study finds singing can trigger memories for those with dementia

The latest data from Dementia Australia indicates more than 425,000 people live with it and an estimated 250 Australians develop dementia every day, but a new study called ‘Remini-sing’ is looking into how singing may work to trigger memories for those suffering from dementia. But how exactly can singing help return their memories? The Daily’s Nathaniel Keesing spoke with clinical neuropsychologist Aimee Baird from Macquarie University to discuss the nature of dementia and whether or not singing can in fact improve the condition as well as other neurological conditions.

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