How Singing Benefits Seniors
Music is beneficial to seniors in many ways, both mentally and physically. It can relieve stress and makes you want to get up and dance. When you hear your favorite song, no doubt it brings about happy feelings — in some cases, it may even bring you back to a special moment in time. The holiday season is notorious for dishing out a boatload of joyful tunes. Read on to see the list of our top five favorite holiday songs as well as how seniors can benefit from music therapy and singing along
Increase Cognitive Skills
As we age, cognitive skills can decline. Listening to music and singing regularly can help elderly adults to improve memory, problem-solving as well as:
- Improve motor function
- Improve emotional function – appropriate emotional responses
- Improve sensory function, such as the sense of touch
- Improve communication skills
Best Sing-Along Holiday Songs
Besides, “Frosty the Snowman,” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” Playing these holiday classics are sure to bring a smile to your favorite senior’s face.
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