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Music Therapy in Dementia Care

By David Aldridge (Editor)

Published by Jessica Kingsley Pub.
Publication date: 2000
256 pp.
ISBN: 1853027766 (soft cover)

Synopsis

This comprehensive guide reviews the use of music therapy with the elderly and people with dementia. The compilation draws on the diverse research and considerable personal experience of music therapists from around the world. The authors cite improvements in memory, health, and identity in those suffering from dementia, particularly Alzheimer's Disease. An essential resource for music therapists working with this population, and an interesting read for anyone working with dementia sufferers in a therapeutic context.

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