More older adults learn it’s never too late to pick up a musical instrument – The Washington Post

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Playing Music Is Very Good Medicine–And Fun!

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          Across the world more and more older people are taking up a musical instrument for the first time or continuing to play one learned earlier in life. We have abundant research testifying to the health benefits playing and singing bring to us. This inspiring story and video from the Washington Post shares both the experience of people in the DC area and an overview of the science behind this emerging arts in healthcare movement. Enjoy and learn!

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“Seniors are increasingly embracing musicianship, spurred on by studies showing its health benefits.”

Source: More older adults learn it’s never too late to pick up a musical instrument – The Washington Post

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