Holistic Therapies

5 Benefits of a Personalized Memory Care Program

No two cases of Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia are exactly the same. The diagnosis, progression of the disease, exhibition of symptoms and challenging behaviors are unique for every person who lives with memory loss. When caring for such a complex, wide-ranging disease, shouldn’t the methods for care be just as personalized for each individual?

Tips on the Healing Power of Music in Memory Care

Memory Care Insights: Discover the Magic in the Music for Loved Ones with Memory Loss

Music Therapy

“We’ve all experienced the powerful influence that music can have on our lives,” says Lonette Bentley, Executive Director at Clarity Pointe™ Pensacola. When we’re tired and lethargic, upbeat music can give us a lift. And when we need to relax and unwind, the right music can be soothing and calming.”

Memory care experts, including those at The Mayo Clinic and the Alzheimer’s Association, are touting the magic of music as an effective therapy for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Memory Care Today: How Holistic Therapies Engage, Connect and Benefit Your Loved One

9 Caregiver Tips on Using Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s

As Alzheimer’s progresses, it becomes harder for those living with the disease to communicate their thoughts and feelings to those around them. Language troubles and difficult behaviors caused by cognitive decline can leave a person with Alzheimer’s isolated from family, friends and caregivers. Against these odds, though, families have discovered an evidence-based, accessible tool to continue making connections with their loved ones: music.

Tips on Reminiscence Therapy: How It Helps Loved Ones with Memory Loss Reconnect with Life

Reminiscence Therapy: A Proven Way to Reach Your Loved One with Memory Loss

Experts in the field of memory impairment recognize several forms of “holistic therapy” today as credible forms of treatment for loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Various studies have demonstrated that social engagement activities that use music, art, pets and reminiscing about the happiest times in life can be highly beneficial. These unique therapies reduce loved ones’ stress and agitation and also promote a sense of calm and connectedness with the world around them.

Art Therapy and Alzheimer’s: How to Paint a Picture of Well-Being for Your Loved One

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