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Aging

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Webinars

Music and Aging - Dr. Andrea Creech

Music, Mental Health & the Aging Population - Kristine Theurer

Music Hearing in Older Adults: an Audiologist’s Perspective - Dwight Ough

Fountains of Uke - Hamilton's Intergenerational Music Program - Chelsea Mackinnon

Blogs

Exploring music and wellness in the lives of elders by Meghan MacMillan
Hearing Loss and Aging - Part 1 by Judy A. Keith
Healing Loss and Aging - Part 2 by Judy A. Keith
Silver Song Clubs  - Participatory Singing Groups for Seniors by Nigel Brown

 

Books

Clair, A. (1996).  Therapeutic uses of music with older adults. Baltimore, MD:  Health Professions Press Inc.

Lathom-Radocy, W. (2002).  Pediatric music therapy.  Springfield, IL:  Charles C. Thomas Publisher Ltd.

Meredith, V. (2007). Sing better as you age: A comprehensive guide for adult choral singers. Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Music Publishing, Inc.

Mindlin, G., Durousseau, D., & Cardillo, J. (2012). Your playlist can change your life: 10 proven ways your favourite music can revolutionize your health, memory, organization, alertness, and more. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, Inc.

Robb, S. (Eds.). (2003). Music therapy in pediatric healthcare.  research and evidence-based practice. Silver Spring, MD: The American Music Therapy Association Inc.

 

Articles

Hallam, S., Creech, A., Varvarigou M., McQueen, H., & Gaunt, H. (2014). Does active engagement in community music support the well-being of older people? Arts and Health, 6(2), 101-116.

Hays, T. & Minichiello, V. (2005). The meaning of music in the lives of older people: A qualitative study. Psychology of Music, 33(4), 437-451.

Hicks-Moore, S., (2004). Relaxing Music at Mealtime in Nursing Homes. Journal of Gerontological Nursing; Dec 2005: 31, 12; ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source pg. 26

Koelsch, S. (2013). From social contact to social cohesion: The 7 cs. Music and Medicine, 5(4), 204-209.

Lai, H.L & Good, M. (2005).  Music improves sleep quality in older adults.  Journal of Advanced Nursing, 49(3),234.

Reed, P. (1991) Spirituality & Well-Being in Terminally Ill Hospitalized Adults.  Research in Nursing and Health. 10:335-344.

Van Malderen, L., Mets, T., & Gorus, E. (2013). Interventions to enhance the quality of life of older people in residential long-term care: A systematic review. Ageing Research Reviews, 12, 141-150.

 

Links

Centre for Studies in Aging & Health
www.sagelink.ca

Ontario Long Term Care Association OLTCA
www.oltca.com

Ontario Retirement Communities Association ORCA
www.orcaretirement.com

Manitoba Long Term Care Association
www.ltcam.mb.ca

BC Care Providers Association
www.bccare.ca

Canadian Alliance for Long Term Care
www.caltc.ca

Alberta Continuing Care Association
www.ab-cca.ca

Ontario Long Term Care Association
www.oltca.com

New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes
www.nbanh.com

Health Association Nova Scotia
www.healthassocation.ns.ca

Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS)
www.oanhss.org

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