Can Nostalgia Really Help to Amplify Dementia Treatment

Recently, it has become popular in caregiving facilities to use nostalgia to amplify the effectiveness of treatments for Alzehimer’s patients. One nursing home even decorated their entire facility to look like a village from the 1970s. http://sixtyandme.com/unique-assisted-living-facility-uses-nostalgia-to-make-alzheimers-patients-feel-at-home/ But, the question still remains… do these kinds of supplementary activities actually help Alzheimer’s patients? Can familiar scenes,…