Top 10 Benefits of Music Therapy: Make Social Connections

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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.

Music is inherently social, and music therapy can help to build social connections, no matter what physical or cognitive limitations are getting in the way.

Learn more in this video:

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