Music Therapy for Seniors with Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Trained music therapists offering music therapy to achieve positive therapeutic results with seniors suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s are now found at many facilities for the aged. Music is so much a part of our lives. It begins with a mother’s lullaby to her baby. As we grow up we learn songs from our parents,…

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Health benefits of Hand Crafts for Seniors

Hand Crafts: Knitting, Crocheting, Quilting At one time the classic picture of granny was an old woman with a serene look on her face knitting while sitting in a rocking chair. Today, hand crafts like knitting, crocheting and quilting are still popular with people of all ages. What has made them survive in today’s digital…

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Detecting Alzheimers Disease Risk With Two New Simple Tests

The long search for simple diagnostic tests to detect Alzheimers disease may know be over. Both the nose and the eyes can serve as windows into what’s going on in the brain. The Smell Test For Alzheimers   The University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT), measures cognitive decline in people with no symptoms as…

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