Hear My Song: Teaching Persons with Dementia to Play Musical Instruments

Cameron J Camp*, Michelle Bourgeois, Brello J, Bescan K and Bescan E

While persons with dementia benefit from listening to music, there has been little research on teaching persons with dementia to play musical instruments, nor on the resulting effects of such teaching on these persons and their caregivers. Given that procedural learning systems are available to persons with mild to moderate dementia.