How Music Helps People with Alzheimer's Disease​

"Where words fail, music speaks"

The famous phrase penned by writer Hans Christian Andersen rings true for many people with Alzheimer's disease - even in the very late stages. Ezinma Ramsay, 24, a classically trained violinist in New York City, performs weekly for a man with the disease, fulfilling a request from his daughter. 

"He can't remember what day it is sometimes when I perform, but he knows the music," Rmasay says. " He'll whistle along, and sometimes his caregivers say he'll whistle for the whole week. It's amazing." Indeed music therapy can promote wellness and... READ MORE

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