The San Diego Union Tribune recently profiled Villa Music (San Diego, CA) for the NEA-supported musical biography program, which "guides people living with dementia and their caregivers as they create a scrapbook and playlist to trigger memories from their lives." According to the article:
"In a partnership with the Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at UC San Diego, people in the early stages of dementia and their caregivers attend weekly sessions at Villa Musica. The pair work together to create the project, along with a team comprised of a musical therapist, social workers, expressive arts therapists and [Executive Director Fiona] Chatwin."
You can read the full article here.
Published: May 18, 2020