Baseball reminiscence league: a model for supporting persons with dementia

Cheryl Wingbermuehle, Debra Bryer, Marla Berg-Weger, Nina Tumosa, Janis McGillick, Carroll Rodriguez, David Gill, Nicholas Wilson, Kathleen Leonard, Debbie Tolson

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Reminiscence therapy for persons with dementia improves socialization and quality of life. Herein we report the development of reminiscence groups based around memories of professional baseball. Preliminary feedback suggests that this can be a successful approach to enhancing quality of life for persons with mild to moderate dementia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-9
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Medical Directors Association
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014


  • Aged
  • Baseball
  • Dementia
  • Feedback
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mental Recall
  • Program Evaluation
  • Quality of Life


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