The effects of music therapy on engagement in family caregiver and care receiver couples with dementia.

@article{Clair2002TheEO,
  title={The effects of music therapy on engagement in family caregiver and care receiver couples with dementia.},
  author={Alicia Ann Clair},
  journal={American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={286-90}
}
  • Alicia Ann Clair
  • Published 2002 in
    American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other…
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of caregiver-implemented music applications on engagement with their care receivers. Eight couples participated individually in a series of sessions, where a music therapist trained and cued the caregivers to implement a music application of choice. Changes in engagement frequency over a series of five sessions was highly statistically significant. The authors conclude that music therapy applications are effective in increasing mutual… CONTINUE READING

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