Talking with Someone with Alzheimer’s DiseaseWhen your parent is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, they will experience a plethora of changes to their physical and mental state. As the disease progresses over time, it may become difficult to understand what they’re saying, and you may find yourself struggling to communicate with them effectively.
Music Therapy for DementiaMusic has a complex effect on the brain. The auditory nerve has a direct contact to the “fight or flight” region of the brain known as the amygdala, and the immediate response to music is generally arousal. Think about how you feel when a favorite song comes on the radio.