Music for our Elders

Music Therapy is an evidence-based strategy known to improve the quality of life of our elderly population.

Peer-reviewed Studies

The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) highlights the research showing that music therapy improves the lives of our elderly population:

  • Music therapy reduces depression among older adults.

  • Music experiences can be structured to enhance social/emotional skills, to assist in recall and language skills and to decrease problem behaviors.

  • Music tasks can be used to assess cognitive ability in people with Alzheimer’s Disease.

  • Music is effective in decreasing the frequency of agitated and aggressive behaviors for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias.

  • Individuals in the late stages of dementia respond to and interact with music

Practice/Interventions

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How to Book a Session

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