Caregivers, well being care professionals and others who work with older adults can study the advantages of music-based actions by way of a web-based workshop introduced by the Nice American Songbook Basis and its Good Concord program.
The 2-day 2021 Good Concord Digital Workshop is scheduled from 10 a.m. to midday March 25 and March 26. Titled “An Intro to Music for Care Companions,” the occasion provides a possibility to find out about the advantages of music for older adults, join with others within the elder-care neighborhood and grasp easy strategies and musical workout routines that may create constructive, shared experiences with family members or neighborhood residents.
The featured speaker is Meredith Hamons, an MT-BC, board-certified music therapist and founding father of North Austin Music Remedy in Texas. She is a nationally acknowledged speaker and creator of “Musically Engaged Seniors: 40 Session Plans and Assets for a Vibrant Music Remedy Program.” She is also the co-auther of “Music, Reminiscence, and That means: How you can Successfully Use Music to Join with Growing old Beloved Ones.”
The displays will happen through Zoom, and individuals additionally will acquire entry to on-line supplies, together with how-to movies, exercise outlines, music playlists and different assets. Price is $15, with reductions accessible for teams and college students. Registration and extra data can be found at TheSongbook.org/PHvirtual or by contacting Director of Applications Renée La Schiazza at 317-844-5832 or rlaschiazza@TheSongbook.org.
Good Concord, developed by the Nice American Songbook Basis and sponsored by American Senior Communities, is a music useful resource that helps care companions determine applicable generational music and actions to have interaction older adults in a shared music expertise. Good Concord provides a singular alternative for social and musical engagement and promotes holistic well-being by way of music by providing month-to-month video assets and themed music actions which might be useful in particular person and group settings. Good Concord consults with a board-certified music therapist for professional steerage and suggestions on all musical assets.