Creating Awareness and Understanding of Dementia and Aging
Many Alzheimer’s and dementia patients in Israeli nursing homes benefiting from the ground-breaking Music & Memory program founded by Dan Cohen in the United States and facilitated by Tziona Achishena Cohen in Israel. Personalized playlists tap into memories not lost to dementia. Listening on MP3 players, patients feel like themselves again and “stay present.” M&M gives patients and their families hope for a better life. GPF funds have made possible the introduction of Music & Memory programs in Israeli nursing facilities.