Mudcat Café message #3299766 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: lefthanded guitar
31-Jan-12 - 02:01 PM
Thread Name: Entertaining dementia patients
Subject: RE: Entertaining dementia patients
It's a nice thing to do for the older people. A friend of mine's spouse has dementia, but when I played some love songs, it reached right into the memory and produced a smile.

I would suggest playing familiar standards - and also 'up' melodies are likely to reach into the heart and give a warm smile.