Month: August 2019

music for seniors

Music Gets the Toe Tapping at Any Age


Music is a great way to improve the quality of life for older adults. Many studies show the benefits of music. It reduces stress, anxiety, and pain. It also can  improve immune function, helps memory, and encourages exercise. It has been well documented that music reaches those with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Music helps people reminisce […]

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Returning to the Past: People with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias Retain Older Memories


Caregivers and family members of adults with Alzheimer’s and other dementias notice their loved ones often talk about the distant past—and sometimes believe they’re still living in those past memories.  People with dementia start to lose the ability to capture, retain, and retrieve recent memories—sometimes even things that happened just a few moments ago. But […]

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