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The Benefits of Music & Memory
Personalized music enriches the lives of residents living in long-term care facilities.

The benefits of this form of therapeutic music intervention have been well-studied and documented, and include mood improvement and enhanced verbal communication and physical activity.

Music & Memory
For seniors, evidence shows that familiar music can also:
  • reduce agitation,
  • lessen anxiety,
  • reduce pain,
  • lower blood pressure, and
  • help with sleep.

Therapeutic music intervention is also a valuable treatment option for the health care professionals who care for residents, for instance, Music & Memory can:

  • help to increase attention and cooperation,
  • reduce resistance to care,
  • reduce agitation, and
  • enhance socialization.

» Learn more: How did residents at EH respond to Music & Memory?

Caring for seniors

Updated Oct 25, 2015