Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

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   

Living with Dementia: I’m Still Here

cinnamon1 - tau tangles1 - coronary heart disease1 - latin dementia1 - nilotinib1 - cognitive problems2 - dementing illness1 - pet1 - frontotemporal dementia signs1 - basal ganglia1 - risk of alzheimer's3 - anti-hypertension medication1 - voxel-based morphometry1 - impaired memory1 - sign of alzheimer's1 - induced pluripotent stem cells1 - pre-senile dementia1 - diet control1 - pfizer1 - bonfiglio1 - cognitive changes1 - thyroid disease1 - stress2 - exercise games1 - amyvid2 - senile atrophy and aphasia1 - brain disorder1 - cognitive skills2 - national alzheimer's project act1 - regular caffeine consumption1 -