Monday, July 10, 2017

Episode 194: Alive Inside – My thoughts on the iPod Project

Tweet Last month, Carolyn Dobson, MT-BC, and I were invited to be on a panel following a screening of the documentary, Alive Inside. This documentary is about Dan Cohen, who volunteers in nursing homes and brings iPods to people who have Alzheimers. On today’s show, we’ll share our experience on the panel and our thoughts […]

Music Therapy with Older Adults

Tweet At this stage of life, many people are experiencing health difficulties, which may include Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Stroke, Heart Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Arthritis, Diabetes, or other chronic illnesses. Music Therapy techniques can help restore motor functioning, cognitive functioning, or speech/language skills that are affected by these conditions. Here are some examples […]

Your Memory on Music – How to prevent memory loss

Tweet Did you ever play games like Name that Tune or Songburst? Or sing around the campfire or a piano? Turns out you were exercising your brain and improving your memory!