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For People With Dementia, Fostering Intimacy Can Be Good Medicine04:44

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Dementia patients may lose many of their cognitive abilities, but they don't lose the fundamental human desire for physical intimacy.

And as Kathy Ritchie (@kathymritchie) from Here & Now contributor KJZZ in Phoenix discovered, fostering intimacy can be good medicine.

This article was originally published on August 11, 2017.

This segment aired on August 11, 2017.


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