Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease
In this video from Lakeview Ranch Inc. shared in February 2011, we learn a little about an innovative scheme to use music as therapy for patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
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 as a forward-thinking treatment that helps Alzheimer’s disease patients to dig deep into their memories and exercise their brains. The music therapy also acts as a calming therapy, helping patients to relax and calm any agitation they might be experiencing due to their frustrations with the disease.
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