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Harmonizing Hearts: Music Engagement for Dementia Care

Harmonizing Hearts: Music Engagement for Dementia Care
Alexis Baker of Bridgetown Music Therapy

This episode is the one I needed to hear years ago when I first started taking care of my Mom. Regular listeners know that I struggled to connect with my Mom even when I tried using her favorite music. For some, it may be as easy as finding music they relate to, but what about caregivers like myself? How do we use music as an enjoyable way to engage with our loved ones? My biggest challenge was finding music that was her favorite.

I'm chatting with Alexis Baker of Bridgetown Music on the show today. She is a music therapist who shares many tips and advice on successfully incorporating music into our care. We understand the ability of music to change our mood. Utilizing this powerful tool can bring joy to our care recipients' lives and help them shift to a more positive mindset.

If, after hearing this episode, you need more one-on-one instruction, you can find Alexis at http://singingathome.com/.

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