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Music, Memory and Alzheimer's Disease [Catholic Information Center, Grand Rapids]
Music, Memory and Alzheimer’s Disease
Event Location Information:
Company Name: Catholic Information Center
Address:360 Division Ave. S, Suite 2A
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Additional Event Details:
(with Emily Smith
Cost: $15.00 (lunch included following the program)
Music has the incredible power to make connections, promote positive coping, bring comfort & hope, and foster cherished memories; but how exactly? In this multi-media presentation focusing on music therapy and Alzheimer’s disease, participants will learn and experience the research and practice behind this exciting field. This one-hour seminar includes live demonstrations, original songs, and a review of current music therapy interventions with patients and caregivers touched by Alzheimer’s disease.
• Emily Ann Smith, MT-BC is a music therapist serving the greater Grand Rapids area. She received her degree in music therapy from Appalachian State University, and completed her clinical internship at the Franciscan Life Process Center in Lowell MI. Emily works with a variety of populations — most extensively in hospice and in long-term care with older adults.)