Top 10 Benefits of Music Therapy: Make Music

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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.

We don’t always get to sing, dance, and play instruments in our day to day lives. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have those opportunities and that we won’t find joy and meaning in making music. One of the central benefits of music therapy is that we get to make music.

Learn more in the video below:

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Bonus Resource:

Are you in the KC area? If so, check out this list of places in the area where you and your loved one can make music.

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