Why singing may help people with dementia

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***Singing Is Therapeutic For Many Illnesses, Singing Is Healthy For All***

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          Listening to music is good for us; performing music–whether singing or playing an instrument–is better. Singing is being uses as therapy in many different situations, including helping people with dementia. It has not only a psychological impact but also a physical one. Do you want to improve your breathing and lung capacity? Sing! This essay and video from The Conversation in the UK shares a story of how singing helps with dementia patients.

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“Long after people with dementia have forgotten the names of their loved ones, they can still recall songs they learned in their teenage years.”

Source: Why singing may help people with dementia

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