Dementia · End-of-Life · Health & Music · Hospice · Medical

How Can Music Therapy Help Hospice Patients?

Hospice provides patients with various services to address their medical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. So, how can music therapy help? Music therapy can: Provide positive changes in mood and emotional states Create emotional intimacy when families share musical experiences Provide healthy emotional outlets Facilitate reminiscence and life review Offer diversion from physical pain and […]

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Music Lesson · Music therapy

Music Making without Reading Notes

You can make nice music without reading notes! 1. Put stickers on piano keys just like the picture below. 2. Freely play these “red notes” to the play-along accompaniment I created:¬†https://soundcloud.com/norikomtbc/blues-c-rhythm-baseline-3¬†. Trust me, it is going to sound wonderful because there are no right or wrong notes in this method. 3. Play “loudly” & “softly”… Continue reading Music Making without Reading Notes

Dementia · End-of-Life · Health & Music · Hospice · Medical

Hospice Music Therapy

Hospice provides patients with various services to address their medical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. So, how can music therapy help? Music therapy can: Provide positive changes in mood and emotional states Create emotional intimacy when families share musical experiences Provide healthy emotional outlets Facilitate reminiscence and life review Offer diversion from physical pain and… Continue reading Hospice Music Therapy

autism · Dementia · Down Syndrome · End-of-Life · Health & Music · Hospice · Medical · Music therapy · Stroke · Traumatic brain injury · William Syndrome

Welcome!

Welcome to MUSICAL JOURNEY owned by Noriko, a Master’s level board-certified music therapist. We provide music therapy & music lessons/groups in the Greater Kansas City area. Our clients for music therapy include but are not limited to: persons with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, traumatic brain injury, and history of stroke.… Continue reading Welcome!