Live Music at May Memory Cafe!

April 22, 2016

Montpelier Memory Cafe was filled with music on Saturday, May 14th, when the Heaton Woods band performed. 


Featuring our friend Kirby Nickels on drums, the band practices and jams together at Heaton Woods Assisted Living in Montpelier. 


Research into the benefits of music for people living with dementia concludes that "Music has power—especially for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. And it can spark compelling outcomes even in the very late stages of the disease. When used appropriately, music can shift mood, manage stress-induced agitation, stimulate positive interactions, facilitate cognitive function, and coordinate motor movements." - Alzheimer's Foundation of America


People with living with memory loss and their care partners are all welcome to attend.The Montpelier Memory Café is for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders. A care partner must accompany each participant. Admission to the Café is free, and MSAC membership is not required to attend. Volunteers are welcome, and participants are encouraged to attend the meeting. For further information please contact: Lisbeth Dodd, (802) 229-9630.

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