A wooden box that combines precious objects for a person with dementia and music from their past has achieved its goal of crowdfunding. The & # 39; musical memory & # 39; includes a miniature Raspberry Pi computer and RFID sensors and is based on the idea that the sense of music often lasts in a dementia patient long after many of their other faculties have diminished. This is thought to help dementia patients help memory and provide music therapy. Journalist Madeleine Finlay was at Deerhurst Care Home in Bristol, to learn more.
(Photo: musical memory box, credit: musicmemeorybox.com)