Poetry Project Helps Dementia Patients Live in the Moment

BY Margaret Myers  September 12, 2013 at 5:44 PM EST


In our new series, “Where Poetry Lives,” Natasha Trethewey, poet laureate of the United States, and Jeffrey Brown spends time at the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project in Brooklyn. The international program works with people with dementia to try to trigger memory by playfully engaging with language.

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