Learn a little about an innovative scheme to use music as therapy for patients with Alzheimer’s disease in this video from Lakeview Ranch Inc.
Host Julie Anderson explains how the residents of Lakeview Ranch in Minnesota respond to the musicians who come to visit. Music therapy is not considered entertainment, but a forward-thinking treatment that helps Alzheimer’s disease patients dig deep into their memories and exercise their brains. The music therapy also acts as a calming therapy, helping patients relax and relieve any agitation they might be experiencing due to their frustrations with the disease.
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