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Labor Day provides a great opportunity to ask seniors about their work experiences. Use the playlist below to inspire discussions about work, as well as the joys of the retirement years.

Which songs are your favorites?

Song Spotlight: “Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da”

Mood: Cheerful Themes: Family, Mottos Tempo: Medium Genre/Style: 1960s rock Who hasn’t heard of The Beatles? This British band got their big break on American soil in February 1964, kicking off the great cultural phenomenon known as the British Invasion, when the rock ‘n roll bands from the UK came to dominate American pop charts.  Read More ➞

Songs for Labor Day

Labor Day provides a great opportunity to ask seniors about their work experiences. Use the playlist below to inspire discussions about work, as well as the joys of the retirement years. Which songs are your favorites Read More ➞

Alzheimer’s Association Jam Session

By Anastasia Wheeler, MT-BC This last month I had the opportunity to stop by the Alzheimer’s Association Jam Session, and I am TOTALLY going again. I arrived with my fiddle and mandolin in hand and met a group of fantastic, joyful, and talented musicians who welcomed me into their group. These folks lead all of Read More ➞

Song Spotlight: On The Road Again

Mood: Cheerful Themes: Travel, Friendship Tempo: Medium Genre/Style: Outlaw Country “On The Road Again” just may be the perfect road trip anthem. Although we have many ways of getting from point A to point B these days, a long trip on the highways and byways still holds a certain special place in our culture. And Read More ➞

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 ➞

Lessons Learned From A Sprained Ankle

Earlier this week, I was picking up some children’s Tylenol from CVS for my feverish first grader. Her little sister (age 3) was unhappy that I wouldn’t let her buy candy, too, which necessitated me carrying her out of the store. Distracted, crying preschooler in arms, I stepped off the curb wrong and ended up Read More ➞