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Webinar: Using Music & Memory to Improve Therapeutic Outcomes
Thursday, February 09, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EST
Category: Board Events

Webinar

Using Music & Memory to Improve Therapeutic Outcomes

 

In this webinar you'll learn about Music & Memory from its founder and Executive Director, Dan Cohen, MSW. He is joined by Julie Hyland, Director Wisconsin Student Programs, who provides an overview of Music & Memory activity in Wisconsin.

One of the missions of regulatory/licensing agencies is to seek ways to promote quality health care and improve the quality of life of people that live in the setting we regulate, the Music & Memory program is a evidence based program that enables the residents to reconnect, regain social skills and live more fully. 

We explore Music & Memory's history, therapeutic effectiveness (reducing agitation and sundowning, enhancing engagement and socialization, fostering a calmer social environment, reduction in antipsychotic medication use, depression and pain) and impact on the lives of individuals as demonstrated in current research findings.

In addition, they share information on the Music & Memory current areas of focus and expansion, including a targeted pilot taking place in Wisconsin to engage students as volunteers.

This is a life changing presentation.

Purchase the webinar today!

Cost: $45 for members, $60 for non-members

Dan CohenDan Cohen, MSW, is founder and Executive Director of Music & Memory, a nonprofit that promotes the use of personalized music to improve the lives of the elderly and infirm, while improving staff morale and reducing turnover.  “Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory,” a Sundance Audience Award-winning documentary, is its inspirational story.  Music & Memory operates in more than 3,000 long term care communities, hospices, hospitals, and home care organizations across the U.S. and abroad (musicandmemory.org).

Julie HylandJulie Hyland has a Bachelor in Business Administration from Edgewood College and was introduced to Music & Memory while working for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. She joined Music & Memory to establish a Student Volunteer Program to educate and create intergenerational volunteer opportunities for high school and college students in Wisconsin.