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Elderly dementia patients and 'at-risk' students create friendships

Published 04/19/2010, Chicago Tribune

Armed with information from short biographies of their retiree "buddies," August, Vance and their classmates tentatively entered the nursing home's third-floor lounge. The residents sat silently at tables, on couches or in wheelchairs. Everyone shook hands.

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