Video Proves The Power Of Music: Dementia Patient Loves His Cab Calloway


If you've ever doubted the relationship between aural stimulation and the human spirit, here's some pretty solid proof of how music can break down physical and mental barriers to deliver happiness in even the most dire of situations.

Henry is elderly man who has been in a nursing home for about a decade after declining into dementia, and though he doesn't recognize his own daughter and remains pretty much unresponsive to the world around him, he always perks up when the headphones go on. He also, incredibly, remembers his favorite musician: Cab Calloway.

Watch the inspiring, tear-worthy video, AFTER THE JUMP...

Video via The Good Men Project:

Posted April 12, 2012 at 1:17pm ETC by Andrew Belonsky
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