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Music with Alzheimer’s Patients: another story

February 9th, 2016 · No Comments · Music with Alzheimer's patients

Tweet The power of music with Alzheimer’s patients is well-known in 2016.  I think we humans have known intuitively for years that music with our elderly parents or grandparents is much-loved and appreciated, but now we have the research, the clinical studies, and even full-length documentary films that chronicle the lives of elderly patients who […]

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How Music Affects the Person in Love

March 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Ancient beliefs about music, Love, Music and the Golden Years, Music Healing, Music with Alzheimer's patients

Tweet We know that music is extremely important as well as influential to the person who is in love.  Can you remember the first time you were in love?  Was it puppy love, teen-age love, or young adult love?  Falling in love, unrequited love and being in love has inspired probably thousands of love songs […]

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The Joy of Music for the Alzheimer’s Patient

August 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Music with Alzheimer's patients

Tweet As the Babyboomers age, more and more people are being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.  Although it is far from inevitable, it is also happening to people every day and is being diagnosed earlier and earlier.  Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, music is one of the few interventions that actually can make […]

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Another story of music’s power with Alzheimer’s patients

June 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Music in the News!, Music Medicine, Music Research, Music with Alzheimer's patients

Tweet by Steve Toll and Linda Bareham What better “medicine” than a “treatment” that has only positive side effects and “therapy” that is actually enjoyable? That is the “miracle of music” when applied with intention. Music is shown to have the ability to help organize the brain; especially vital to those who are afflicted with […]

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Former KY governor sings “My Old Ky Home”

July 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Music and the Mind-Body, Music Healing, Music in the News!, Music with Alzheimer's patients

If you love singing “My Old Ky Home” at the Derby each year, you’ll really love this rendition by former KY Governor, “Happy” Chandler!

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Healing Components of Music: Melody

June 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Music and the Golden Years, Music Healing, Music with Alzheimer's patients

Tweet Yesterday, we had an overview of the components of healing music.  It’s always important to remember that what is healing to one person might actually be distasteful or anxiety provoking to another.  Music is very personal so understanding the components and how they function within music can help you to choose the music you […]

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More Info About Music and Alzheimer’s

November 17th, 2009 · No Comments · Music with Alzheimer's patients

Tweet A Key for Unlocking Memories Music Triggering Memories in Dementia Patients: With the help of some old familiar tunes, advanced-dementia patients at Beth Abraham Family of Health Services in New York are reconnecting with their memories and with each other in ways that may seem surprising for those with degenerative brain diseases. . But […]

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7 Tips for Using Music with Alzheimer’s Patients

November 16th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Music with Alzheimer's patients

Tweet For the past 20 years I have worked actively with elderly patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias as well. Let me tell you that the treatment and methods have really changed and improved during that time too. What brought me to this work was actually an assignment from my department chair and […]

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