Presenter: Amy Standridge, MM, MT-BC, Music Therapist - Board Certified
Through scientific research, music therapy is known to increase physical, mental, and social/emotional functioning. Music therapist Amy Standridge, MM, MT-BC, gives an overview of music therapy for those interested in learning new ways to encourage positive reinforcement of appropriate behaviors and reduce the negative ones. The sensory and intellectual stimulation of music can help maintain a person's quality of life - this is especially true for those with cognitive decline. Learn more about this growing field of Music Therapy, the effects on the brain, and how music therapy can help you as a caregiver improve the quality of life for your loved ones or your clients.
Reference: Oak Song Music Therapy and Consulting Services, http://oaksongmusictherapy.com/