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Multisensory Approach to Memory Care

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Thomas Bender
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The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

A Sarasota retirement community has a special room set up to help ease depression and anxiety for dementia and memory care patients.  As the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports, the treatment relies on sensory stimulation and not the use of heavy drugs. 

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