Melisma Music Therapy - Reconnecting People with Dementia to the World..
The mission of this blog is to provide the highest quality of music therapy services to older adults with dementia. To help professionals and family members connect with their residents and loved ones through meaningful, interactive music programs.
Wanna know a secret? I LOVE what I do. I LOVE enriching the lives of older adults through stimulating and engaging music activities. Wanna know another secret? I WANT to support my colleagues and caregivers who work with seniors by alleviating some of the stress associated with the constant need for innovative and effective activities. […]
Here is another song with Yankee Doodle in the title. Who knew he could speak French? My ukulele version of When Yankee Doodle Learns to Parlez-Vous Francais. This is part of my Music Mondays series. I will upload a new song every Monday. Be sure to subscribe to my YouTube Channel.
This week those of us in the United States will celebrate the Fourth of July. In honor of this holiday I am sharing with you an activity I enjoy doing with my residents. It is a great music activity to help improve memory recall, foster social interactions and allow for self-expression and creativity through singing. […]
The Longest Day is the day with the most light — the summer solstice. On June 21, thousands of participants from across the world come together to fight the darkness of Alzheimer's through an activity of their choice. Together, they use their creativity and passion to raise funds and awareness for the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Here is a song for Father’s Day. My ukulele version of F-A-T-H-E-R. This is part of my Music Mondays series. I will upload a new song every Monday. Be sure to subscribe to my YouTube Channel. What do you remember about your father?
Go Purple June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. This month is a time to recognize the people living with Alzheimer’s and to support their caregivers. Get Involved Change your Facebook profile picture frame to purple […]
My ukulele version of Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head. This is part of my Music Mondays series. I will upload a new song every Monday. Be sure to subscribe to my YouTube Channel. https://youtu.be/EZkqxusGrHw