Studies show that music significantly improves the quality of life for individuals with dementia. Learn what music therapy is, how it works, and why it benefits the brain so profoundly. We will discuss the impact of music on individuals with memory loss, and how music can be used to enhance the care provided to individuals with dementia.

Course Objectives:

At completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe why music enhances and optimizes the brain
  2. Identify the benefits of music therapy for persons with dementia
  3. Describe how music enhances the care provided to a person with dementia

Karen Skipper, MT-BC

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