Music-based caregiving – a new method for dementia and elderly care

Music-based caregiving – a new method for dementia and elderly care: Audun Myskja TEDxArendal

Writer, author, musician and Ph.D. of Medicine. Audun Myskja has over thirty years experience with working and researching within the field of integrated medicine. Audun has been a strong and important voice in the traditional academic setting, seeking to create simple practice-based methods to connect science and the fields of the common human experience, expanding the context of traditional Western medicine. He is especially known for innovative use of musical elements in rehabilitation of dementia and Parkinson patients, and for creating systematic tools for empowerment in persons with chronic illness. His presentation will show how song, dance and music can give therapeutic aid in dementia care.

He is also working with our program about music-based caregiving.

This is from his presentation at TEDxArendal in 2013.