Dedicated to Serving Direct Care Needs and Supporting Programs and Events for Those Affected by Dementia

A hand holding a piece of paper

Author: aosfcare Page 1 of 2

A Companion Pet Can Make the Perfect Gift

10 Reasons Why Music Works in Dementia Care

by Bev Foster, MA, BEd, BMus, ARCT, AMus
Music accompanies us on our journey and connects us to people, places and events in our lives. It is cross-coded into life passages and is a powerful stimulus for the brain, both emotionally and cognitively. When it comes to memory care — when semantics, comprehension, working memory and processing are getting muddled and lost — music reaches into places where neural activity still may be intact or least somewhat active.

See this video with Gladys Wilson and Naomi Feil

Several reasons exist why music is a natural choice in supporting people living with dementia.

Page 1 of 2

Powered by WordPress & Theme by Anders Norén