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Cafe caters dances, chats for Alzheimer’s patients
SEATTLE -- For any of the more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer's, the simplest of everyday tasks can be difficult. One local coffee shop, the Ampersand Pastry and Cafe, tries to ease the burden on those suffering with the disease. At first glancethe cafe, nicknamed the Alzheimer's Cafe, looks like nothing outside of a typical Seattle coffee joint. But, in the program started by the Greenwood Senior Center, the Alzheimer's Cafe hopes to create memories for those who have trouble remembering.