Finding Identity in a Funny Place


It can be difficult to know who you are when you don’t remember what you did yesterday, which means that many people who are afflicted with Alzheimer’s will lose their sense of identity. Linda Gelman of the comedy troupe Chicago City Limits teaches a group of early-stage sufferers how improvisational theater can help them get a better sense of themselves, and help slow the disease’s effects, simply by having fun.

Check out the nontraditional, unscripted therapy.

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The Alzheimer's Site is a place where people can come together to support those whose lives have been affected by Alzheimer's disease. In addition to sharing stories of hope and love, shopping for the cause, and signing petitions, visitors can take just a moment each day to click on the purple button to help provide care for those living with Alzheimer's disease and research for a brighter future. Visit The Alzheimer's Site and click today - it's free!
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