We have received news coverage from around the world about MUSIC & MEMORY?’s work to improve care facility residents’ quality of life with 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:
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.
CNN: Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Your Health
Music opens a ‘back door’ to the brain, 6-22-15
Dr. Sanjay Gupta interviews Dan Cohen and shows how personalized music opens doors for nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s.
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.
The Healing Power of Music, 6-30-14
Katie Couric interviews Dan Cohen and Michael Rossato-Bennett, writer/producer of award-winning Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory, about the making of the documentary and profound healing power of personalized music.
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 Facility, Rocky Knoll Health Care Center in Plymouth, Wisconsin.
Democracy Now! Coverage of 2014 Sundance Film Festival Screening of Alive Inside
How the Magic of Music Proves Therapeutic for Patients with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, 1-22-14
Host Amy Goodman interviews Dan Cohen and film director Michael Rossato-Bennett.
CBS Television: The Doctors
September 13, 2012, interview on The Doctors TV: Music & Memory’s Dan Cohen, joined by Henry’s recreational therapist Yvonne Russell, discusses Henry’s experience with host Dr. Travis Stork.
NBC-TV New York Channel 4
Group Uses Music to Help Seniors With Alzheimer’s, 10-8-12
NPR All Things Considered
CNN This Morning
CBS-TV New York Channel 2
News Special featuring musician Dave Roth on Music & Memory and Broadway iPod Drive, August 15, 2012
WSYX-TV, Columbus, Ohio
Music Helping Alzheimers and Dementia Patients Reclaim Memories, 11-21-14
Pataskala Oaks Care Center is one of 22 nursing homes in Ohio to become a MUSIC & MEMORY? Certified Facility, as the Ohio Department of Aging gears up to bring Music & Memory to more facilities statewide.
WUMW, Milwaukee Public Radio, Wisc.
If You Had Dementia, What Songs Would Be On Your Playlist?, 6-12-14
Interview with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee gerontologist Dr. Jung Kwak about the impact of Wisconsin’s Music & Memory program on nursing home residents throughout the state.
WNCN-TV, Durham, N.C.
Durham students use music to help those with Alzheimer’s disease, 11-8-13
NBC:WEAU-TV, Eau Claire, Wisc.
Sound of Music: Local Nursing Homes Reconnecting to Memories, 6-5-13
How residents of the Mayo Clinic Health Systems’ three Wisconsin care facilities are benefiting from Music & Memory.
NBC: WGAL-TV, Susquehanna Valley, Penn.
Seniors Fall in Love with iPods at Retirement Home, April 2012
The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Cal.
Governing.com: Voices of the Governing Institute
NY Daily News Online
Verizon Corporate News Center
Wiscnews.com: Portage Daily Register
The New York Times
Health Care Media Coverage
California Association of Health Care Facilities
Lemon Grove Personalized Music Program, 9-24-12
A Place for Mom
Adviser: Leading Age/New York
McKnight’s Long-Term Care News
Additional national coverage can be found at Shore Fire Media.