How Music Affects Memory in People with Alzheimer’s

At any given moment, hearing a familiar or favorite song can take you back to a particular time and place in your life. In just seconds, hearing a piece of music can evoke the most powerful of memories.

For years, therapists have understood the power of music. At nursing homes, hospices and hospitals, it’s not uncommon for specially-trained music therapists to ask a patient what songs they like and play them. The concept isn’t just about making a patient smile.

To learn more and watch a clip on  how music can have a strong impact on the memory of an Alzheimer’s patient, click the link below!

How Music Affects Memory in People with Alzheimer’s by Candace Rotolo

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