Song Spotlight: “Smile”

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Mood: Melancholy, Warm Theme: Smiles, Looking to the Future, Dealing with Difficulties Tempo: Moderate Genre: Ballad First, a few statistics. According to the CDC, approximately 20% of people age 55 and older experience some type of mental health concern. Depression is the most common mental health problem among older adults. Depression causes emotional distress, of…

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Choosing Music: Why It Works for Relaxation

Many people use music for relaxation – in fact, I’ve heard many people say “music is my therapy” to mean that they listen to (or play) music to deal with negative emotions and to “de-stress.” But what is it about music that can help you relax? Music can help you relax in two ways: emotionally…

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