Stories

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Cynthia’s story: Glimpses of mum

Playing her own electric organ in music therapy pulls Cynthia out of her anxiety into a happier place.  Read more

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Tommy’s story: Lighting up

Tommy’s upbeat mood lasts for some time after his music therapy sessions with Aisling, which helps to lift other MHA residents too.  Read more

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Hazel’s story: Bringing joy

During music therapy, Hazel becomes more animated and aware of the world around her.  Read more

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Eileen’s story: A transformation

Music therapy has helped reduce Eileen’s anxiety and agitation, improve her wellbeing and stimulate her appetite.  Read more

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Roma’s story: Bringing lightness to life with dementia

Even though every music therapy session is like the first for Roma, it never fails to bring her joy, alleviating dementia symptoms.  Read more

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Ken’s story: Reconnecting with the world through music

Ken’s skill on the piano is a huge part of who he is and, in weekly music therapy, he remembers how to play tunes in their entirety.  Read more

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