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Company makes dolls for people with dementia

An American woman has formed a company called My Comfort Companion to make rag dolls for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. She has plans to expand her line with different products.

The rag dolls come in a variety of bright colors and are made 100 percent of fabric.  They have a lavender scent aimed at providing a calming and soothing effect on people. In addition, they have fabric textures and details such a flower, bows and buttons to occupy people's "busy hands, to prevent them from becoming agitated".

Read more on the Washington Times website.