Throughout our lives music plays an integral part of how we express ourselves often through emotional responses. Music transcends the need for words required for understanding, but rather touch our hearts to engage emotions and memories. Extensive research has shown, even for people living with dementia, music of a deep personal nature can play a significant part in triggering memory of lyrics and experiences connected to music.
Armed with an IPad or an IPod, suitable headphones, a personalised playlist and a regular time – Music, Melody & Me aims to facilitate connection, calmness and joy to people with memory loss and associated challenging emotions.
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