• Susan Seligson

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There are 5 comments on Music Boosts Memory in Alzheimer’s

  1. This is excellent and thought provoking research.

    All Alzheimer’s caregivers should consider incorporating music into their daily lives. They should consider singing along with the Alzheimer’s patient or consider engaging them by singing to them.

    Using this technique should bring joy into the lives of an Alzheimer’s caregiver and the patient.

    Bob DeMarco
    Alzheimer’s Reading Room

  2. Very encouraging and inspiring reaserch.My wife has Alzhiermer’s diseaese. yesterday, a long time friend came to vist us. She asked me to sing the song my wife and I used to sing together. I started singing it. to begin with my wife did not say a word. After a minue she started humming it and saying words some which I myself had forgotte.Watching the joy on her face and ours too was an unforgettable expereince. I am going to sing the songs taht we used to sing together and help her and me to revive the delightful times we had when her memory was sharp and intact. Thanks. Jagdish P Dave

  3. I truly feel as though music does play a huge part in our life. I enjoy visiting the elderly at nursing with music and songs. I begin by telling them if they can giggle they can wiggle. It is heartwarming to see how they begin to think and relate to the music from their era. The brain is so amazing it allows their juices to begin to flow as they listen to music. They are able to picture where they were at that time.

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