Virtual Book Club: Chapters 8, 9, & 10 A Philosophy of Music for Music-Centered Music Therapy Theory

Tweet It’s been a while since I’ve posted on the Virtual Book Club. I have to admit, I’m getting tired of reading this book, so I’m putting it off more and more. Aigen’s writing is very complicated and becomes more work to read it and less enjoyable. I had a difficult time understanding the next […]

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 […]

Now You Can Learn an Instrument and Improve Your Health, Too

Tweet Remember that instrument you used to play in middle school or high school? Try to pick up your old instrument and performing in a community ensemble–by doing so, you will exercise your brain and improve your health! Or if you’ve never played, take some lessons. You’re never too old to learn an instrument and […]