A new mobile phone app has been created for Alzheimer patients in a bid to combat memory loss

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We spend our whole lives creating memories, surrounding ourselves with people we love. But what happens if you wake up one day and it’s all gone? Everything and everyone you ever knew, forgotten. That’s the world facing about 5.4 million people across the globe suffering with Alzheimer’s.  A new mobile phone app from Sweden is aiming to bring personalised music to nursing homes in the hope of helping Dementia patients with their memory loss, Dani Cox explains how.

Many of those with Alzheimer’s end up in nursing homes living in a state of confusion and isolation as the disease causes them to retreat into themselves and forget the people around them. With no cure or medication that has proven to be successful in helping or preventing the symptoms of Alzheimer’s the patients loved ones can only watch as they get worse. However, one particular therapy has proven more successful than…

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