Dementia affects over 47.5 million people in the world and there are 7.7 million new cases every year.
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While there are many treatments out there, there is no real cure to this disease, which causes a long term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember well. The most common form of Dementia is Alzheimer’s.
Veronica Mckee is one of the elderly people whose brain has been taken over by this tragic disease. However, with one of the newest types of therapy, ‘Ronney,’ Veronica is able to have at least a little bit of clarity.
The therapy’s primary instrument? Dolls.
According to alzheimers.net, “Doll therapy is one way Alzheimer’s disease caregivers try to ease anxiety and bring joy to loved ones with dementia. Many caregivers have found doll therapy to be a good way to engage loved ones while giving them a purposeful and rewarding activity.”
And this example is heart-warming.
Watch below to see the impact of this great therapeutic technique!
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