Music to Your Brain

Music to Your Brain

Can listening to music or playing an instrument really help your mood and memory?

Dr. Andrew Budson, a lecturer in neurology at Harvard Medical School and chief of cognitive and behavioral neurology at the VA Boston Healthcare System thinks that it could help.

Music can  help you connect with a friend or family member with dementia. “Music is something that doesn’t require memory, something that you can enjoy with your loved one and that they will enjoy throughout the entire course of their illness. Many people wonder, what do I do with my mom or dad or brother or sister now that they have dementia? You can always enjoy listening to music with them.”

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Posted on: September 1, 2020 | Filed under: