Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Music and Alzheimer’s Disease: Using Music to Engage, Comfort and Bring Joy to Your Loved Ones

Music has the power to reach Alzheimer’s patients on a deep level. Many can sing songs, including most or even all of the lyrics, long after their Alzheimer’s has progressed beyond the point of recognizing loved ones, dressing themselves, or even remembering what happened five minutes earlier.
Can any of you out there share stories of your own experiences using music to connect and bring pleasure, comfort, or calm to your loved one?