Vision and Hearing Loss Are Tied to Cognitive Decline

Now and then I hear someone (myself included) proclaim "my brain is on overload." This is not surprising given the myriad complex tasks the brain performs, among them enabling you to learn, plan, remember, communicate, see, hear, and smell. 

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Music Therapy Associates on the Radio

We had the honor of being asked to appear on a radio broadcast for Home Care Assistance on July 2nd!

You'll hear the voices of our director (Kathy Purcell MT-BC), and therapists (Christopher Morrison, MT-BC, Mary-Cate Carr, MT-BC, and…

Treatment options at SLU Cancer Center include music therapy

ST. LOUIS – Crystal Weaver and Andrew Dwiggins are therapists without lab coats. Weaver was hired to kick of the music therapy program at the St. Louis University Cancer Center in June 2011. As a result, patients visiting find…

The Link between Autism and Cancer

They may seem completely different, but research studies conducted over the last few decades have found some very real connections between cancer and autism. The underlying connections are genetic. There seem to be gene mutations that put people at…

PA LINK Conference at DeSales University

We were honored to be asked to present at the PA LINK conference on educating professionals on how to empower individuals who are aging with intellectual disabilities!

Here's our very own Chris Morrison, MT-BC and Mary Cate Carr, MT-BC…

7 Ways Music Benefits your Heart, Brain & Health

Who doesn’t love music? Certainly there are some of us, but for the most part music is a big part of our lives. Whether it’s the music that we listen to on the way to work, while we workout, or…

How Singing Can Help Parkinson's Patients

Members of the P.E.I. Chapter of Parkinson Canada are participating in two hour-long sessions called Singing with Parkinson's. It's being offered through the Confederation Centre of the Arts by Toronto actress Paula Wolfson. 

Wolfson participated in research through…


Mothers and Infants Bond Through Songs

As one of the first records of human music, infant-directed singing permeates cultural boundaries and parenting traditions. Unlike other forms of caregiving, the act of mothers singing to infants is a universal behavior that seemingly withstands the test of time. 


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