This past summer, violinist Lindsey Sterling visited Wesley Place, Chicago Methodist Senior Services' long-term skilled nursing community, with the organization Musicians
American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan (born 1941) became the newest winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature last week. He is the first musician to ever receive this honor, which takes into account a lifetime of work.
CMSS uses art therapy and music therapy to improve the lives of older adults with memory loss. Bringing Art to Life launched this month.
Art can be an engaging and liberating experience for people of all ages, but it can have a significant mental health impact on older adults.
There is no denying the power of music. Across cultural and societal lines, music has been proven to bring people together. A recent study from the Tokyo University of Arts went so far as to claim this was why music was first developed: to create communities and societies. As we age, music plays an important role in our quality of life.