The Guardian Music gives people a voice when words fail them at the end of their lives The Guardian I have lost count of the number of times I’ve heard myself saying, “I don’t know the answer to that, but let’s put it in the music and see where it…
Kudos to the people who do this work. Music is part of our humanity and we deprive many elderly people of that humanity.
I would love to hear more of these people’s stories, of the reawakening of their memories and emotions as the music touches them.
When I visit retirement villages, I rarely hear music, obviously many residents are deaf, but many aren’t. Hmmm, must ponder this some more.