Adam Sandler Movie '50 First Dates' Inspires Dementia Care

April 20, 2015 3:32 PM

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Adam Sandler Movie '50 First Dates' Inspires Dementia Care

One home for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is using a method inspired by an Adam Sandler movie to help jog residents’ memories at the start of each day.

In the 2004 film 50 First Dates, actor Adam Sandler’s character creates a video that actress Drew Barrymore (whose character loses her memory each day) plays each morning to remind her who she is and what happened to her. The Hebrew Home at Riverdale in New York City has family members of its reside...

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