Alzheimer’s Disease and Music

A few years ago I was asked to sing a Christmas program for a local convalescent care facility. This facility included residents with Alzheimer’s disease in various stages. At the time I didn’t dwell on that fact — I didn’t know about music’s impact on Alzheimer’s patients!

I chose songs that I remembered hearing as a […]

The joy of singing for seniors

One of my greatest joys in life is watching the faces of seniors light up when they hear a favorite piece of music played that transports them back to a memorable moment in their lifetime.

I have play lists that run the gambit from the early 1900s through the 1990s. Standards of the 30s, 40s, […]