PBS NewsHour

How art can help people with Alzheimer's enjoy the moment

Clip: 11/25/2019 | 5m 34s | Video has closed captioning.

Nearly 6 million Americans currently live with Alzheimer’s disease, and the number continues to rise. For many, this terminal diagnosis represents the start of a life with limitations. But as a program called Contemporary Journeys shows, it's a life that can still offer both great joy and meaningful experiences – through the power of art. Kate McDonald of Twin Cities PBS in Minneapolis reports.

Aired: 11/25/19

Rating: NR

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