Using music and words to bridge dementia
An international trial led by University of Melbourne is showing how home-based music and reading activities can help families care for dementia sufferers.
Finding memories in music
University of Melbourne music therapist Professor Felicity Baker uses singing and songwriting to ease the behavioural and emotional symptoms of dementia.
How music could revolutionise dementia care
An international study, led by the University of Melbourne, is bringing music in as medicine to help treat people with dementia and depression.
Clearing the fog of dementia with song
A new study led by the University of Melbourne will investigate the potential for music therapy as a dementia treatment.
On a positive note: Songwriting as a therapy method
In creating music we can share something of our experiences and ourselves – a notion explored by Professor Felicity Baker in therapeutic songwriting.