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Franklin Park's Newest Program: Musician-In-Residence

Posted by Franklin Park on May 1, 2017 7:00:00 AM

It’s no mystery; music has been proven to help seniors living with dementia, including Alzheimer's. It's something we've witnessed firsthand through our Music Therapy Program that provides personalized iPods loaded with music from their younger days. We also see the benefits for seniors that come with intergenerational interactions when families and other people from the community come to visit.    

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Topics: Music Therapy

The Power of Music

Posted by Franklin Park on Sep 1, 2016 9:00:00 AM


Music, more so than any other form of art, has the power to bring people together. It speaks to people in a way that is both moving and influential. Very few people will profess that they “don’t like music”, and with so many different types and genres, there’s something for everyone.

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Topics: Senior Living, Music Therapy


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