What Can People With Alzheimer’s Remember?

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If you’ve ever read or watched The Notebook, you know Allie. She was the main character who — we eventually discover — is living with late-stage Alzheimer’s. In one powerful scene, she sits at the piano and suddenly begins to play a piece by Chopin with the skill and precision of her pre-Alzheimer’s self. Does this happen in real life? The answer might surprise you.




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