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Living with Dementia

Arts Health Institute

Laughter good medicine for dementia patients: study

Laughter may be good medicine for elderly dementia patients -  and best of all, it doesn’t have side effects.

Australian humor therapist Jean-Paul Bell was originally a clown doctor working with sick children, but now he makes the elderly laugh through a programme called Play-Up.

Bell was also the key humor therapist in a… Laughter good medicine for dementia patients: study   


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