As dementia becomes more understood, it is wonderful to see the creativity therapists and caretakers are using to help those who suffer. This dance therapist is having great success as he helps his patients reconnect with their bodies and their natural impulses to move to music. It's wonderful to hear the patients talk about rediscovering their will to live full lives! And seeing them dance just warmed my heart.
Choreographer Chris Wilson is using dance to enrich the lives of people with dementia. BBC Timeline made this film about his work. More: http://bbc.in/2mrl6Ix