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Jenny Cook (left), a musician for Songs By Heart Foundation, sings music and dances with residents on July 12 at The Sheridan at Green Oaks to help with memory care. Kelly Page/22nd Century Media
Jenny Cook (right), a musician for Songs By Heart Foundation, and The Sheridan residents clap together during music therapy to help with memory on June 28. Kelly Page/22nd Century Media
Kelly Page, Editorial Intern
6:00 am PDT July 20, 2018
It’s happened to everyone — a song plays that brings back a memory from years ago. The memory contains sights, feelings and emotions and brings with it a sense of comfort, and even nostalgia. Even for those suffering from dementia, music can still have this power.