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Alzheimer's Disease and Music

The Power of Music on Alzheimer's Disease

From the 'Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinsonism':

"...it is evident that no pharmacological treatment can delay or halt the progression of the disease, and in too many cases, even symptomatic drugs have only limited efficacy. Conclusively, alternative approaches have been proposed and several non-pharmacological approaches have been developing, consisting in the regularly use of various cognitively stimulating leisure activities to help the cognitive and emotional capacity of the patients. One such potential leisure activity is music."

Read the full article here:

https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/the-power-of-music-on-alzheimer-s-disease-and-the-need-tounderstand-the-underlying-molecular-mechanisms-2161-0460-1000196.pdf

 

Just Keep Singing

From McKnight's Senior Living - News, Perspective & Analysis

"Regular musical activities, such as singing, also help reduce the risk of developing dementia in healthy older adults. Studies show when caregivers sing along, their quality of life improves as well."

Read the full article here:

https://www.mcknightsseniorliving.com/home/columns/guest-columns/just-keep-singing-music-and-dementia/

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