Dan Cohen, Michael Rossato-Bennett

Music & Memory Program and the Making of Alive Inside!

Dan Cohen, Michael Rossato-Bennett

Talk: Music & Memory Program and the Making of Alive Inside!

An astonishing look at how dementia and Alzheimer's patients are being revitalized through a unique program of personalized music. It's not a cure and it sounds impossible, yet minds and memories which seemed hopelessly lost are coming to back to life through the Music and Memory program. Meet Dan Cohen, the visionary who changed elder care forever, and Michael Rossato-Bennett, the filmmaker who chronicled Dan's successes in Alive Inside!, winner of the Sundance 2014 Audience Award.

Dan Cohen

Dan Cohen the founding Executive Director of Music & Memory, Inc. He combines an extensive background in high tech training, corporate sales and software applications with social work, specializing in vocational rehabilitation and community service organizing. He earned his MSW from Adelphi University, an MA in Professional Studies from Long Island University and a BS in Psychology from Hofstra University.

Michael Rossato-Bennett

Michael Rossato-Bennett is the Writer, Director and Producer of "Alive Inside" - winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award for U.S. Documentary - and through film he strives to incite conversations that interrogate issues related to cultural consciousness.

Alive Inside

Alive Inside is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity.

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