We have received news coverage from around the world about our work at MUSIC & MEMORY® to improve quality of life for people in a range of care settings, using personalized music. We’re deeply grateful for the outpouring of enthusiasm and support from so many readers and listeners. Here’s a sampling of top stories:
PBS News Hour
Music helps people in nursing home once considered unreachable. 2-5-2018
Joanne Faryon reports on use of personalized music for people with severe brain injuries in a MUSIC & MEMORY® Certified Care Organization in California, including research about the benefits of personalized music being conducted at UC-Davis.
CBS: New York
Dr. Max Gomez: Music Helps Fight Dementia, 2-14-2017
CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports on Music & Memory and the impact of personalized music.
Music on the Brain, 6-6-2016
ABC-TV Catalyst explores how personalized playlists can re-awaken the brains of people with advanced dementia … and even allow people with severe Parkinson’s disease to unfreeze and move.
Australian Broadcasting Corp. (ABC) Radio
Music of Memory on All in the Mind, 11-8-15
Radio host Lynne Malcolm interviews Dan Cohen and Australian experts about the power of personal music in this in-depth report.
Music opens a ‘back door’ to the brain, 6-22-15
Dr.Sanjay Gupta interviews Dan Cohen about the origins of Music & Memory and how personalized music reawakens people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
NPR Science Friday
Tapping Into Musical Memory, 8-1-14
Oliver Sacks and Dan Cohen explain why music acts as a backdoor to memory and share tips for enjoying music with the elders in your life.
ABC World News Tonight
iPods Awaken Memories Through Music for Those With Alzheimer’s, 3-5-14
Diane Sawyer’s “America Strong” segment features Music & Memory; Byron Pitts reports from a MUSIC & MEMORY? Certified Care Organization, Rocky Knoll Health Care Center in Plymouth, Wisconsin.
NBC: WGAL-TV, Susquehanna Valley, Penn.
Seniors Fall in Love with iPods at Retirement Home, April 2012
The Wall Street Journal
He Missed Woodstock, and It Inspired His Life’s Work, 6-8-16 [PDF download]
Health Care Media Coverage
Adviser: Leading Age/New York
Additional national coverage can be found at Shore Fire Media.