Phoenix-based program using baseball as therapy for cognitive impairments, physical disabilities

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PHOENIX — A Phoenix-based program is using baseball as therapy for those with cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer’s, and veterans in the VA with chronic physical disabilities.

One of the facilities they partner with is the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Phoenix.

The Society for American Baseball Research has created a “Baseball Memories” program to facilitate discussions and reminisce about the good ol’ days of America’s pastime.

 

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