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Dementia – Photos Helping Trigger Memories

 

Pictures taken by a little-known photographer ‘Joseph Hardman’ between the 1930s and 1960s have found a new use helping to trigger memories and reminiscences among people with dementia.

When Joseph died in 1972, his wife donated almost 5,000 glass negatives to the Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry in Kendal, Cumbria.

Now the photos are used to help a group of people living with dementia using the photos as a catalyst to reminisce about their own lives in the Lake District.

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Read More of the BBC article here