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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

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“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 Tips on Beneficial Holistic Treatments for Memory Loss

Tips for Understanding the Healing Power of Music for Those with Memory Loss

Understanding the Healing Power of Music for Those with Memory Loss

 Healing Power of Music for Those with Memory Loss

Although there is yet to be a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of memory loss, experts in memory care have found many effective methods in the meantime for increasing the quality of life for those with the disease. Holistic treatments, such as art therapy, reminiscence therapy, aromatherapy and music therapy, have been proven to help soothe the symptoms of memory loss and even slow down cognitive decline. 

Tips on Using Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s

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.

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