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

Comments are closed.


Always Here caregivers are extensively screened, trained and background checked.
Always Here Home Care is insured, bonded and licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.