In the News




A spotlight on Wisconsin Music & Memory facilities:

Lasata Nursing Home, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, August 11, 2014

Columbia Health Care Center, Portage Daily Register, June 3, 2014

Manitowoc Health and Rehabilitation Center,, May 12, 2014

Brookside Care Center,, May 10, 2014 

LindenGrove,, May 6, 2014

St. Mary's Care Center,, April 29, 2014 

Memorial Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, CW News, April 24, 2014

Hillview Health Care Center,, April 8, 2014

Brewster Village,, March 29, 2014

Northern Lights Nursing Home, The Daily Press,, March 28, 2014

Hillview Health Care Center, Norseland Nursing Home & Rolling Hills Rehabilitation Center, Wisconsin State Journal, March 18, 2014

Syverson Lutheran Home, Wisconsin Public Radio, February 25, 2014

St. Mary's Care Center, 27 ABC WKOW Madison, Wisconsin, February 4, 2014

Syverson Lutheran Home, Leader-Telegram, January 3, 2014

Columbia Health Care Center, Portage Daily Register, November 5, 2013

Research news:

Wisconsin studies music and memory program, Yahoo News, October 30, 2014

Music ignites lost memories in 'good-news' film, USA today, July 17, 2014

Milwaukee Film Festival:

Milwaukee Film Festival attendance up 16%; audience award winners announced, Journal Sentinel, October 14, 2014

A special visit from Dan Cohen at Rocky Knoll:

iPods Awaken Memories Through Music for Those With Alzheimer's, ABC News, March 5, 2014

Soothing Melodies: ABC crew features Rocky Knoll's Music and Memory Program, Sheboygan Press, February 21, 2014

The Buzz from Sundance:

2014 Sundance Film Festival Live Awards Updates, 2014 Sundance Film Festival, January 25, 2014

Alive Inside: How the Magic of Music Proves Therapeutic for Patients with Alzheimer's and Dementia, Democracy Now, January 22, 2014

DHS In the News:

The Healing Power of Music, AARP Bulletin, July/August 2015

'Music & Memory' program expanding, WHBY News, July 11, 2014

Music and Memory Grant Request to Fund 150 More Facilities Sent to CMS,, June 27, 2014

If You Had Dementia, What Songs Would Be on Your Playlist?, WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio, June 12, 2014

How a Little Music Can Ease the Suffering of Alzheimer's, Governing, March 3, 2014

New program hopes music spurs memory for Alzheimer's patients, 27 ABC WKOW Madison, Wisconsin, February 4, 2014

State Department of Health Services Announces New Program to Aid People with Alzheimer's Disease or Related Dementias, January 17, 2014


Last Revised: September 24, 2015