Music is powerful in many ways, and it couldn’t be more true than in dementia care.
It affects our emotions and rekindles memories. It literally lights up our brain.
In this dementia care class, Connecting and Caring Through Music, music therapist Rachelle Norman discusses the power of music and how to use it most effectively in dementia care.
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Music for Alzheimer’s and Dementia
- Cultural and brain-based reasons for the unique impact music can have for people with dementia
- Important factors in choosing the best music
- Unexpected ways to nurture relationships with music
- How music can make routine caregiving tasks easier
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As discussed in the workshop, to help you continue your educational process, here are the resources we mentioned:
- Music’s Power in Dementia Care and How To Use It – Rachelle’s guest post right here on Together in This
- Get Rachelle’s Top 6 Articles on Music in Eldercare – sign up for Rachelle’s newsletter and receive this free resource
Related Content: Library of past classes
We also had a 30 minute follow up conversation as part of the Together in This Dementia Conversations series:
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Have you used music in the care you provide, or do you have questions? Let me know by commenting below:
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