Author(s): Kirsty Beilharz
Music remembers me brings to life the experience of people living with dementia and their interaction with music through an Australian-first project involving more than 700 aged care residents. While a diagnosis of dementia may be stressful and challenging, this book equips people living with dementia and those who support them with positive, meaningful ways of using music to enjoy experiences together-maximising feeling and connection. Music remembers me includes moving stories from music engagement at HammondCare - one of Australia's leading health and aged care providers - along with practical advice and tips about introducing music into daily care. Author Kirsty Beilharz has woven together fascinating insights into music, our brains and dementia with practical advice on music engagement. This ground-breaking book is written with the general reader in mind and is certain to be a vital resource for supporting people living with dementia in Australia and around the world.