Kathy, 44 "...my mom loves the music - she sings along, she remembers when the songs were new... I'm amazed at how much she knows..."
Senior New Ways’ volunteers
Visit 12 residential care centers in Santa Clara County
with over 600 residents.
Our Memory Tune-ing music therapy touches 120 more at six centers every week!
WE NEED VOLUNTEER VISITORS!
Candace, 31 "...my grandpa was tapping his foot. I saw him doubled over with laughter... and he told me about being in World War II... he was so brave"
Hal, 50 "...she (my mother) would never miss her Senior Health Chat... she says 'I need them. I don't think I could have gotten through my fall without them'"
Memory Tune-ing Venues:
We are currently seeking Memory Tune-ing venues (day care, senior center, residential care memory units) Monday and Wednesday afternoons or Fridays at 10:00AM (Any TWO times per week). If your care center is interested in this phenomenal program, even other days / times, contact us at 650-468-5456 or email@example.com.
Are you familiar with Bay Area private or public foundations that provide grants:
* for assisting the memory-challenged?
* For testing music therapies on the memory-challenged?
* For visiting and involving those isolated in residential care centers?
*For providing caregivers a resource group?
*For providing group whole health activities to those at home who can drive/be driven to regular events?
Please provide your contacts (foundations or persons) to us firstname.lastname@example.org
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Currently groups of 16-50 in residential
care memory units or adult day care receive two one-hour listening,
reminiscing and dancing sessions per week. The therapy is described
in Group Memory Tune-ing Vintage Music Therapy
Personal Vintage Music Memory Therapy Kits