Music and Memory Benefits

Participating in the Music & Memory Program:

  • Provides enjoyment to people with dementia.
  • Enhances engagement with family and friends, fostering a calm social environment.
  • Reduces reliance on anti-psychotic and anti-anxiety medications.
  • Improves staff engagement and morale.
  • Reduces agitation and sun-downing.
  • Reduces the use of bed and chair alarms.

View our success stories.

Watch the Claude Pepper Center trailer below featuring Secretary Kitty Rhoades to learn more about how the Wisconsin Music & Memory Program is affecting the lives of program participants.

Last Revised: March 1, 2021