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Educated Aging ... Age with Quality not in Crisis ... from Anthony Cirillo

Educated Aging ... Age with Quality not in Crisis ... from Anthony Cirillo

aging caregivers crisis educated elder care quality Aug 7, 2014

Extracted Page: http://www.educatedaging.com/

Many in the aging services professions are aware of the power of music in healing and particularly with dementia and Alzheimer’s patients. Many Alzheimer’s patients can remember and sing songs even in advanced stages, long after they’ve stopped recognizing names and faces. Dementia care homes often use music as recreation, since it brings patients pleasure. There’s growing evidence that listening to music can also help stimulate seemingly lost memories and even help maintain some cognitive functioning.

In an Alzheimer’s Association newsletter, Jo

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