- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYHEALTH & SPORTS
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONMineola, New York
- GRANT LOCATIONNew York, U.S.A.
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.musicandmemory.org
To facilitate widespread adoption of the Music & Memory personalized music program via their grant match program. With the grant match, non-profit long-term care facilities can enroll in the program at a reduced cost.
Music & Memory improves the quality of life of the elderly and infirm that are homebound and in nursing homes by using personalized music. They train nursing home staff, elder care professionals, and family caregivers in creating and using personalized playlists on iPods and related digital audio systems to help those struggling with Alzheimer’s and other cognitive and physical challenges to reconnect with the world through music-triggered memories. Music & Memory aims to make this form of personalized therapeutic music a standard of care throughout the health care industry.