Music may benefit older adults with cognitive impairment

Active music-making can provide cognitive benefits to older adults with mild cognitive impairment or dementia, according to an analysis of all relevant studies. The analysis, which is published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, also found that music may help improve their quality of life and mood. The analysis included nine studies with a total of 495 participants. […]

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How Elvis Presley is helping dementia patients to sing and dance again

Dementia: Expert discusses the signs and symptoms When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. The Liverpool-based Brain Charity has trialled its Music Makes […]

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Calming us down or revving us up, music can be good for the heart

Stuck in traffic, with a nasty storm making a stressful commute even worse, Joanne Loewy reached for the car radio. “I felt my heartbeat rise,” said Loewy, director of the Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City. “So I switched to the Bach cello suite in my ‘traffic burden’ playlist. I […]

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Watching These K-Pop Stars Get Their Nails Done For the First Time Just Made My Day

Unistella has a lengthy list of celebrity clients, including, but not limited to, Blackpink and Irene Kim. The beloved nail studio based in Seoul, South Korea, just added two members of K-pop group NCT to its star-studded lineup.  In a new edition of his popular vlog series, Johnny's Communication Center, Johnny shared his first-ever experience getting his nails done with […]

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Jason Aldean Reveals Daughter Keeley, 16, Has Caught 'the Music Bug'

Like father, like daughter? Jason Aldean’s 16-year-old daughter, Keeley, is “getting the music bug.” “My oldest daughter started playing guitar a couple of years ago,” the country singer, 42, recently told Us Weekly exclusively while promoting his Corona Light partnership for the summer leg of his 2020 WE BACK tour. “The older ones are kind of starting to realize the […]

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No, Music City Isn't Just for Country Fans & Bachelorettes (Ugh)

Nashville is on the rise, y’all. I can say “y’all” now that I’ve been living here three years, right? And hey, if you thought traveling to Music City was just for country fans and so, so, so many bachelorettes (ugh), I don’t blame you. But it’s time to think again. Tennessee’s capitol is actually a fantastic place to travel — or […]

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How musicians communicate non-verbally during performance

A team of researchers from McMaster University has discovered a new technique to examine how musicians intuitively coordinate with one another during a performance, silently predicting how each will express the music. The findings, published today in the journal Scientific Reports, provide new insights into how musicians synchronize their movements so they are playing exactly in time, as one single […]

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