Playing their songs: Maine youth reach out to dementia patients

Colby Ellis, West Kennebunk UMC, helped found Project Playback to bring music to those with dementia.

December 05, 2016


 
Colby Ellis (right) attends West Kennebunk UMC in Maine. He and his friends Juli and Jason, all musicians, are the founding members of Project Playback. The trio has collected donated MP3 players and creates customized playlists for patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia in Kennebunk.

This Nov. 29, 2016 video was created by U.S. Cellular, which recognized the project as part of #TheFutureOfGood.