Music Therapy: Brain Health & Positive Aging

Dates:May 8, 2018
Meets:Tu from 12 N to 2:00 PM
Location:CAC Community Room
Instructor:Ed Roth
Fee: $0.00  Fee Breakdown

If you register through enjoylearning.com for a Learning Cafe program, you will automatically be enrolled for the catered hot buffet lunch (which you pay* for at the door; or invoiced if you do not show.) Please register by the Friday prior to the program. If you prefer NOT to have lunch, please register for the program via phone at 493-8950. Lunch at 12 noon; presentation at 12:45 p.m. *$8 per person for lunch & program ($9 for non-residents); $2 for program only ($3 for non-residents).

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Course Description

Research proves the benefits of music's effect on brain health. Engaging with music through attending concerts, playing an instrument, or simply listening to music creates joyful and meaningful experiences. Formal music therapy is helpful for those who've had a stroke or are experiencing cognitive difficulties related to dementia or Parkinson’s disease. Learn how music can help to maintain brain health and improve movement, cognition, emotional, and social well-being. Presented by Edward Roth, Director of Music Therapy at WMU. Sponsored by Porter Hills.