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You Bring Out the Music in Me

Music in Nursing Homes

You Bring Out the Music in Me by D Rosemary Cassano
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An enlightening book, You Bring Out the Music in Me, explores how music motivates, enriches, touches, relaxes, and energizes the elderly in nursing homes. Practicing music therapists explain how music “speaks” to all of us, regardless of our language, culture, or abilities and how it can be used with groups and individuals in nursing homes to encourage relaxation and expression of feeling and increase socialization. The chapters encompass both music therapy practice in gerontology as well as practical ideals and suggestions for activities directors who want to use music in their nursing home activities programs. This readable book includes a history of music therapy, the need for research in the field, discussions of music in groups and music with individuals, and a useful resource list of music materials.
Taylor and Francis; November 2012
144 pages; ISBN 9781136552557
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Title: You Bring Out the Music in Me
Author: D Rosemary Cassano
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