Jul 14

Music As Medicine: BreakingThrough Memory Loss

By MD for Seniors

On a recent episode of The Doctors, Rita Altman, SVP of Memory Care and Program Services, shared how music is one of the most meaningful and powerful ways of connecting with an individual living with Alzheimer’s disease or related form of dementia.

Research has shown that the brain processes music in multiple areas of the brain, and even parts of the brain that Alzheimer’s can’t touch. “In many ways, music can outsmart Alzheimer’s,” says Rita.

While your loved one may no longer be able to recall every detail from events in the past, certain songs and …read more

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