Home

about

publications

music & installation

music & wellness

interaction research

teaching

Book Launched by KIRSTEN WILLIAMS

(Associate Concertmaster, Sydney Symphony Orchestra) on MAY 11th 2017

 

"...music is a potent force in healing and
the work now being done is having a
profound and extraordinarily telling effect."

Richard Gill AO

 

 

Music Remembers Me book HCM

Music remembers me : Connection and wellbeing in dementia brings to life the experience of people living with dementia and their interaction with music through an Australian-first project involving more than 700 aged care residents.

Author Kirsty Beilharz has woven together fascinating insights into music, our brains and dementia with practical advice on music engagement. This ground-breaking book is certain to be a vital resource for anyone supporting people living with dementia in Australia and around the world.

Could it be that the grateful smile or silent tear is saying 'I remember this music and this music remembers me? It has found me as I was and as I am, and helped me
show myself to you again.'

Music remembers me brings to life the experience of people living with dementia and their interaction with music through an Australian-first project involving more than 700 aged care residents.

While a diagnosis of dementia may be stressful and challenging, this book equips people living with dementia and those who support them with positive, meaningful ways of using music to enjoy experiences together—maximising feeling and connection.

Author Kirsty Beilharz has woven together fascinating insights into music, our brains and dementia with practical advice on using music engagement as part of daily dementia care and support.

—HammondCare Media, ISBN 978-0-9945461-1-1. Available on Amazon

 

 

 

 

Shakhome


 

News

 

 

 

 

 “Music" gives a Soule to the Universe
Wings to the Mind
Flight to the Imagination
And Life to Everything”

— Plato

 

 


AvocaRocks

 


 

“Music ... is a moment-to-moment experience, a sound presence, a palpable and living force. It goes beyond words into the heart and soul”  
— Don Campbell, Music and Miracles