Top 10 Benefits of Music Therapy: Get in Rhythm

Drawing of a red heart with an EKG patter coming out of it. Label reads "get in rhythm"

Why music therapy? 

While the answer varies depending on the person and what they need, there are several benefits that music therapy provides over and over for older adult clients. This is true whether they are dealing with cognitive decline and/or physical limitations from conditions like Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, depression, or anxiety. 

We’re reviewing these in a video series on the top 10 benefits of music therapy for older adults.

This benefit is particularly important for people with Parkinson’s disease, a history of stroke, or other neurological conditions that interfere with your body’s rhythms.

Music therapists structure music experiences to help participants get back in rhythm. Learn more in the video below:

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Watch how Leroy gets in rhythm in the video below:

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