The Sound of Music Matters for Persons With Alzheimer's Disease

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“Those precious memories that he had held onto all his life were still preserved in spite of him being at the end of Alzheimer’s disease. And it was the music—the music that he valued and that was deep inside of him—that awakened that precious memory.”

In a new video blog, president and founder of Dementia Care Specialists Kim Warchol, OTR/L, shares a moving story about the time she and a colleague used music to stir meaningful memories for a man with late-stage Alzheimer’s disease.

Check out Kim’s inspiring video below, and download a Life Story Questionnaire that will help you engage the interests of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

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