Music & Memory Featured in MED Magazine

Music & Memory:  SDFMC Program Explores the Connection

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Denise Kolba

Program Coordinator Denise Kolba, MS, CNS, RN, says this simple intervention can make a huge difference for residents, staff, and families.

“It is really remarkable what listening to personalized music can do,” says Kolba. “Research has shown that it can reduce restraint usage, reduce the use of antipsychotic and anti-anxiety medications, enhance socialization, reduce falls, reduce pain, and reduce resistance to care.”