Down Memory Lane Sing-along
It is proven by music therapists and also emphasised by Age UK that older adults who regularly listened to music and sing along with it lives a happier life. In addition songs improve moods, enhance levels of interest, overcome symptom of depression, anxiety and loneliness. Singing is a form of exercise, and more importantly songs can trigger memory from the past.
Benefits of music:
- Promote general health
- Memory enhancer
- Reduce stress
- Better sleep
- Socialise – prevent loneliness
- Reduce risk of heart disease
- Encourage movement and exercise
Moving to any style of music is great for the mind, body and mental well-being. In older adults movement to music improve fitness, muscle power, agility and balance and gives opportunities to socialise with other.
We’ll Meet Again – Vera Lynn
Windmill in Old Amsterdam (I Saw a Mouse) – Ronnie Hilton
Walkin After Midnight – Patsy Cline
The White Cliffs of Dover – Vera Lynn