Conference Contribution Details
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Lee, A., Roche, C., & Loughman, N.
The 2014 ASHA Convention
Caregiversí observations regarding impact of music on social interaction and communication in individuals with dementia
Orlando, FL, United States
Poster Presentation
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This qualitative study explored the caregiversí observations regarding the impact of music listening on changes in social interaction and communication for individuals with dementia. Pre-intervention, all caregivers reported limited verbal communication, receptive language difficulties, decreased social interactions, and regularly expressed negative emotions. Improved quality of life was reported post-intervention.