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Recalling Past Events can Keep Dementia at Bay: Study

by Vishnuprasad on  October 18, 2014 at 5:48 PM Mental Health News   - G J E 4
A new study has revealed that taking a trip down memory lane could be the key to keeping dementia at bay.

George McNamara, spokesman for Alzheimer's Society said that reminiscing can be a powerful way of communicating with a person with dementia, the Daily Express reported.
Recalling Past Events can Keep Dementia at Bay: Study
Recalling Past Events can Keep Dementia at Bay: Study
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The researcher said that the very nature of dementia often means it's easier to recall older memories than remembering day-to-day events and older memories have strong sentimental value and can help tap into positive emotions in the present.

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Experts believe this recognition allows patients to be able to find their way around their new surroundings with much more ease.
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