What's Ailing You: Dementia

A musical therapy program at the Nathaniel Witherell Rehab and Nursing Center in Greenwich is working for some patients.

A musical therapy program at the Nathaniel Witherell Rehab and Nursing Center in Greenwich is working for some patients. (6/4/15)

GREENWICH - This week's "What's Ailing You" looks at therapy for patients of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

A musical therapy program at the Nathaniel Witherell Rehab and Nursing Center in Greenwich is working for some patients.

Studies show that music helps revive memories, according to the therapist there.

She and other experts say that if you have a loved one whose mind is slipping, create a playlist to remind them of a time when they knew the people around them and themselves.

News 12 Connecticut wants to know "What's Ailing You." You ask the medical question and we'll work to find you an expert's answer. Send your questions by way of Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #WhatsAilingYou.

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