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Benefits of Music Participation for Senior Citizens: A Review of the Literature

  title={Benefits of Music Participation for Senior Citizens: A Review of the Literature},
  author={Lisa J. Lehmberg and C. Fung},
  • Lisa J. Lehmberg, C. Fung
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • This article is a review of the literature in the physical, psychological, and social benefits of active music participation for healthy senior citizens. It shows a connection of these benefits to an overall quality of life of older adults. Evidence suggests that active music making has a positive effect on quality of life. Active music participation holds numerous benefits for senior citizens, including, but not limited to (a) an overall sense of physical and mental well-being, including the… CONTINUE READING

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