4 Music Activities To Engage Older Adults

This past week I did a 4 day Facebook Live series on using a variety of engaging music activities with older adults.  If you missed this series you can watch it in it’s entirety right here.   Day 1–Singing Day…

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Red White and Blue (Music Activity)

This week those of us in the United States will celebrate the Fourth of July.  In honor of this holiday I am sharing with you an activity I enjoy doing with my residents.  It is a great music activity to…

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Music Mondays

(Video)Songs for Dementia–Pink Shoelaces

My ukulele version of Pink Shoelaces.  This is part of my Music Mondays series.  I will upload a new song every Monday.  Be sure to subscribe to my YouTube Channel.  

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May Is Older Americans Month

Each May, Older Americans Month recognizes the  contributions of older Americans.  First proclaimed in 1976 by President Gerald Ford, OAM focuses on increasing awareness of elder abuse and neglect and maintaining the overall health of older adults by helping them…

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Music is good for brain health in those with Alzheimer's. | 10 songs for brain health

Music Is Good For Brain Health in Those with Alzheimer’s

Music is good for brain health in those with Alzheimer’s. The Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease are No Joke: An estimated 5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer’s (across all ages) 10% of people 65 years and older have Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s is the 6th…

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10 Reasons to Learn to Play an Instrument as an Adult

As another school year begins, I usually get an influx of kids wanting to take private music lessons. But my studio is not limited to children alone. I often have adults wanting to learn to play a new instrument or…

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