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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.
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.
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.
Jackie Monahan is a comedian and writer. She has been working for Laughter On Call a little less than a year. I was lucky enough to catch up with her between her time with Carmen, who she makes laugh between 10-12 hours a week, and the rest of her jam-packed writer/performer schedule.......
Laughter On Call started as a way to bring some much needed comic relief to my mother. However, in the year since the idea of hiring a comedian to work one-on-one with her to make her laugh, it has become a company that offers so much more. The first growth spurt happened......