How important is clowning around?  Jan Streader shares her journey as a therapeutic clown and how singing and music are important in reaching those with dementia and Alzheimer's. 
Jan Streader, a former communications professional turned therapeutic clown, shared her journey as a clown and impressed on us the value of laughter, and the connection between music and memory (particularly for those with dementia and Alzheimers.  She shared these links:
Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory