This is a collection of papers by specialists in the world of music therapy, with particular reference to its use in care of people with dementia. Far from being a dry, boring book, it really does open up a whole world of how music can transform the lives of those with dementia. It's a challenge but one that's worth doing. This is a key book for anyone involved with caring for the elderly, with a particular interest in the benefits of music and music therapy.
As a Volunteer working in a Methodist Homes for the Aged, alongside Activities Organisers, qith dementia sufferers, I appreciate the power of reminiscence aroused by music in memories, is GREAT - and this book will teach me MORE>