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Dementia and the Power of Sport

5 live sport looks at how the power of sport is used to help people living with dementia, as Eleanor Oldroyd meets people who are living with the disease.

As part of dementia awareness week, 5 live sport looks at how the power of sport is used to help people living with dementia. Eleanor Oldroyd meets people who are living with the disease and take part in sporting reminiscence sessions to help trigger their memories. She also speaks to experts in the field of dementia who explain how sport can be used as a tool to help people engage with their friends and families. Plus the remarkable story of a former tennis professional who still plays despite suffering from a severely debilitating form of the disease.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Thu 19 May 2016 19:30

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