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Meet ‘The 5th Dementia Band'

Relatives of people with dementia often describe the sense of losing the person they love as the illness takes hold. That's what happened to Carol Rosenstein from Los Angeles, when her husband Irwin was diagnosed with both dementia and Parkinson’s disease. But Carol discovered that music could bring the spark of joy back to Irwin's face. This inspired her to start a project which has now taken on a life of its own. Outlook’s Joanna Clay has been to meet her.

Image: Carol and Irwin Rosenstein
Credit: Joanna Clay

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10 minutes