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Music Therapy for the Elderly

The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is music therapy for the elderly.


Six Superlative Sources

· Clair, Alicia Ann. (1996). Therapeutic uses of music with older adults. Health Professions Press.

· Bright, Ruth. (1972). Music in geriatric care. Melville, NY: Belwin-Mills Publishing.

· Bright, Ruth. (1981). Practical planning in music therapy for the aged. Musicgraphics.

· Hanser, Suzanne. (1990). Music therapy strategy for depressed older adults in the community. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 9, 283-298.

· Douglas, Donna. (1985). Accent on rhythm: Music activities for the aged, 3rd ed. MMB Music.

· Shaw, Joan. (1993). The joy of music in maturity. MMB Music.

Other Excellent Sources

· Chavin, M. (1991). The lost chord: Reaching the person with dementia through the power of music. Eldersong Publications.

· Clair, A.A. and Berstein, B. (1990a). A comparison of singing, vibrotactile and nonvibrotactile instrumental playing responses in severely regressed persons with dementia of the Alzheimer's type. Journal of Music Therapy, 27, 119-125.

· Clair, A.A. and Berstein, B. (1990b). A preliminary study of music therapy programming for severely regressed persons with Alzheimer's type dementia. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 9, 299-311.

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