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Music Therapy and Seniors

Every month, Donna brought her husband to the senior's centre for a "drum circle," a music therapy program designed specifically for individuals with dementia, their loved ones and caregivers.Music Therapists, since the beginning of the music therapy profession,  facilitate circle drumming and...

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On November 11 I was missing one of our favourite experiences of the year - providing music at Carewest Colonel Belcher in Calgary - a reverent service to honour veterans of all ages.  This year I was asked by a special group from...

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It was just before Christmas when Harry invited me to spend an evening with him and his family. When he suggested I come to facilitate a music-filled evening he included a very compelling reason - "It is the first time...

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[caption id="attachment_8131" align="alignright" width="280"] The Happy Crew I Get To Work (Play) With Every Day. click on the image to read their bios.[/caption] Happiness is one of my favourite feelings.  I don’t need ecstatic - but happy feels really nice.  As...

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Music Therapy for All

As music therapists, we come across examples of how music helps our clients cope with the reality of their diagnosis on a daily basis. This fact is especially apparent when someone is experiencing a diagnosis like Alzheimer's in it’s early...

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