WILLOUGHBY - RSVP of Lake County is hosting a free screening of the film “Alive Inside” Wednesday, April 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Willoughby – Eastlake School of Innovation, 32500 Chardon Rd., Willoughby Hills, OH 44094.
The film is for anyone who has a loved one in their life who is experiencing issues with dementia and those who are full-time caregivers of someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s.
“Alive Inside” is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken people’s souls and uncover the deepest parts of humanity.
Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music.
This documentary follows numerous visionaries in healthcare, including social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, as he fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music’s ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it.
“Alive Inside’s” inspirational and emotional story left audiences humming, clapping and cheering at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award.
RSVP of Lake County is able to provide this free screening due to a grant awarded by the Lake County Commissioners, Ohio Department of Aging in partnership with the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging.
The Alzheimer’s Association, Western Reserve Area on Aging and other resources will be on hand at the screening for information.
The event is free, however, registration is required due to limited seating.
Call RSVP Lake County to register by April 25 at (440) 946-5000, extension 3015.