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You’re going to want to check out this great new reference book from our music therapist colleagues Meredith Hamons, Tara Jenkins, and Cathy Befi-Hensel, especially if you are caring for older adults in your family or as an eldercare professional.

Click here to get your own copy (affiliate link). 

What did you think? Let us know in the comments below.

Book Review: “Music, Memory, and Meaning”

You’re going to want to check out this great new reference book from our music therapist colleagues Meredith Hamons, Tara Jenkins, and Cathy Befi-Hensel, especially if you are caring for older adults in your family or as an eldercare professional. Click here to get your own copy (affiliate link).  What did you think? Let us Read More ➞

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