Music and Memory Programs: iPods used in Dementia Care

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Many of us have seen the video of Henry, a man with Alzheimer’s Diseases who becomes highly responsive to music through a “Music and Memory” program. Please click the links below for more information on Henry or the “Music and Memory” program. Video of Henry: Music and Memory Programs: http://musicandmemory.org/ This video has captured the […]

Music Therapy at End-of-Life Stages

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The Breath It is to no surprise that deep breathing is common to all meditative and prayer traditions. Ancient breathing strategies may include yoga and transcendental meditation. When palliative patients are approaching end of life the breath is central to their process. Breathing deeply calms and nurtures us, grounding us in body, mind, and spirit […]

Connection Through Music: Dementia and Alzheimer’s

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Songs give clients individual or group identity through validation, support, and expression of feelings. Songs give us empowerment and control, connectedness and acceptance, meaning, and purpose in life, and hope. (Cheryl Delio: 1999) Most of us have witnessed the impact on an individual enduring dementia and Alzheimer’s. It is very difficult to stand by and […]

Welcome to Find Your Voice Music Therapy

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Welcome to Find Your Voice Music Therapy! I am looking forward to launching my music therapy practice in Kingston and surrounding area. Stay tuned for more information regarding music therapy that will be posted here on the blog in the near future. In the meantime if you have any questions regarding music therapy and the […]