A Few Smiles Every Day Keeps Dementia at Bay

Laughter may be the medicine to keep dementia away for older adults. Humor Therapy can help manage the agitation experienced by those with dementia. It can improve communication and trigger memories. Humor Therapy has been taken up by the Redhead’s Whiddon Group who named their program Play Up. The group has been so successful that a documentary, the Smile Within, focuses on their efforts and successes.

Feb, 22, 2012, Newcastle.com.au