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Poetry and Alzheimer's Disease

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Poetry and Alzheimer's Disease

Poetry and Alzheimer's Disease

Poetry and Alzheimer's Disease

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In New Mexico, poet Gary "Mex" Glazner has found that poetry can sometimes have a beneficial effect for people struggling with Alzheimer's disease. Reporter Paul Ingles accompanied Glazner on a recent visit to the Sierra Vista Assisted Living Center in Santa Fe.