Who is this program for?
For Elderly with or without symptoms of Dementia, Mentally ill adults and all Seniors and Adults with Memory Impairment, Anxiety and Depression.
This Creative Engagement program can utilize live or recorded music, that can be selected based on the participants responses to preliminary questions.
This provides a mix of music they have never heard before and personalized music selections; both of which can provide stimulation and comfort,
this can transform the participant with it’s energy.
The length of session can be adjusted based on need and group size and can be a one on one session if desired.
The most important component of this program, is it’s INTERACTIVE nature.
The coaches play the music for the participants, which stimulates the thoughts, images and memories in the participants, and in between songs; there are a series of verbal prompts related to the song played.
Stories Love Music Sessions at the following locations:
~Stories Love Music Program for: Senior Citizens with Dementia and Alzheimer’s at MAC (Maintaining Active Citizens) Center in Maryland.
~Stories Love Music Program for: Senior Citizens at the Hurricane Sandy Relief Shelter at Armory Park Slope-Brooklyn. Part of the Music and Creativity program for shelter.
~Stories Love Music Program for: Village Care Elderly Facility in New York City for Seniors and Adults with mental disabilities and dementia.
-Stories Love Music Program for Alzheimer's Unit and Recreation Floor of Cobble Hill Health Center, Brooklyn.
~Stories Love Music Program for Alzheimer's Residents at 80th street Residence, New York City.
-Stories Love Music Program for groups at Beginnings Day Program-Renewal Care. NYC.
-Stories Love Music Program at Jewish Museum for Connect 2 Culture Series.
-Stories Love Music Program at Brooklyn Public Library for Creative Aging Series.
Verbal Responses from Elder's with Memory Impairment, Dementia and Alzheimer's at Stories Love Music Sessions:
"Music is better than Medicine."
"This is my truth."
"Makes me feel good and i want to move my body"
"I am grateful to god and to be here with all of you."
"We feel joy in this music."
"I am grateful to be alive."
"This is for all of us, we are here together."
"I've been here a long time and this is the best!"
"You make us feel alive and special."