Music is an amazing language, especially for persons with dementia.  Here’s what researchers say:  When people with memory problems hear music – in particular, if it’s music that meant something to them when they were younger – it can have a therapeutic effect. Studies have shown that music can reduce the need for sedation or other medication to calm agitated people with dementia.

Read more about music in an adult day center in Carrboro, North Carolina: http://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2014/01/06/music-brings-the-past-alive-for-memory-impaired/