Guest Post By: Marylee MacDonald
Alzheimer’s strips away memory, but that doesn’t happen all at once, nor does the disease erase all memory in exactly the same way. Short-term memory loss, and the resulting confusion, mean the person may not be safe living alone. However, there are ways to blow on the embers of long-term memory and watch it burst into flame. Using music to rekindle your loved one’s memories can provide a fun, joint activity. Here’s how to make this magic happen.
Find the Right Era
We all have sound tracks playing in our heads. The tracks could be hymns from church or songs from nursery school. The songs and lyrics you recall from your youth might not mean anything to your parent or spouse. So, one of the first things you must do is discover which songs make their eyes light up