Mary Sue Wilkinson is a career educator, a professional musician and the author of Songs you Know By Heart: A Simple Guide for Using Music in Dementia Care. She is the founder of Singing Heart to Heart and the Young at Heart Music program where she leads hundreds of senior sing alongs and music experiences each year. She specializes in using music in dementia care.
The Role Of Music In Dementia Care
- Why is music such an important tool for connecting with and caring for people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of memory loss?
- What are some ways that music improves the quality of life for people living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia?
- What are four very simple and very practical ways anyone can use music to connect and to make caregiving easier?
- How do I know which songs to use and where can I learn more?
Connect with Mary Sue Wilkinson on her website www.SingingHeartToHeart.com where you can purchase her book Songs You Know By Heart: A Simple Guide for Using Music in Dementia Care and find other valuable resources. The book is also available on Amazon.com.
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