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 […]
Tweet 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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]