A new approach, animal therapy, has recently become popular in Memory Assisted Care Communities. Dementia patients are prospering from animal therapy. Pets offer companionship and unconditional love; they have a key part in the quality of lives. Fostering a Home-Like Experience In the early 1990s Dr. William Thomas, a medical director at a New York… Read More

We have heard music soothes the soul but researchers and music therapists believe it does much more. The mind and body benefit especially in those with Dementia or Alzheimer’s.   What Is Music Therapy? Using music as therapy has been practiced for hundreds of years. There are an estimated 7,000 board-certified music therapists in the… Read More