Music can have powerful effects on people with dementia. Using music in optimal ways can make a real difference in their moods, ability to function and in stimulating memory.
ComForCare/At Your Side uses music when caring for people with dementia, applying it in the most effective ways. However, not all music is equal in its ability to enhance and improve life for people with dementia. Also, the way music is delivered should be considered. Here are three tips for getting the best results.
Music is a wonderful tool for helping people with dementia lead better, happier lives. It impacts the brain in people with dementia so powerfully, that some who can no longer speak due to their condition can still sing. Music can also spur recall and sharing of memories from the past.
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Deborah Bier, PhD, has a master's in counseling psychology and a doctorate in therapeutic counseling. In addition, Debbie has obtained the following credentials: