Laughter On Call’s ‘Comedy Care’ fosters shared laughter which creates much needed connection with loved ones.

For seniors with Alzheimer’s or other dementias one-on-one time with a comedian can bring joy and ward off isolation. Our group comedy shows bring energy and laughter to everyone. And our training workshops for care providers—staff and family—teach proven tools to foster more humor to help through hard times.

LAUGHTER MAKES US FEEL BETTER – NO JOKE!

It lowers stress-related hormones, brings more oxygen to your lungs, exercises facial muscles and even burns calories! A growing body of research confirms the impact of comedy care for seniors with dementia. We see it in our interactions with our clients. And we have science to back it up. Learn more about Why Laughter Works.

LAUGHTER ON CALL FOUNDER AND COMEDIAN DANI KLEIN MODISETT SAW FIRST-HAND THE POWER OF COMEDY CARE.

Following her mother’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis, Dani hired a comedian to work regularly with mom, and the impact this had on improving her quality of life was undeniable. Now, Dani and a team of comedians across the country are bringing this experience to others.

“A person is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s every 65 seconds now,” Yael Wyte said to me the other morning over coffee. She’s a geriatric social worker who, among many responsibilities, runs support groups for the Alzheimer’s Association of Los Angeles so she should know. “No, I didn’t know that.” I responded, stuffing a......

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If you’re old enough to have a parent who is a senior, you may remember the seminal book Tuesdays with Morrie. This memoir, recounting the wise and intimate conversations that the author Mitch Albom had with his former college professor Morrie Schwartz in the last months of his life tugged at the heartstrings of popular culture with surprising vigor....