This course will describe the need for alternative management methods for community-dwelling individuals living with dementia, including creative quality of life approaches. Focus will be on the increasing research interest in music-based interventions to maintain and enhance function in daily settings.
Course created on April 10, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to describe current dilemmas in dementia advocacy and support in regard to individuals residing in the community.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the non-pharmacologic approaches being studied and utilized in clinic and research endeavors.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify communication and other benefits of alternative treatments such as music-enhanced programming.
Linda S. Carozza, PhD, CCC-SLP
Linda Carozza, PhD CCC-SLP is a researcher and educator in the field of adult neurogenic communication disorders in the greater NY metropolitan region. Her primary interests are in aphasia, dementia and Parkinson’s disease. She has been published in major journals and is the author of 3 books published by Plural Publishers. She has presented at local and national conferences and her current work involves non-pharmacological approaches to dementia care.
Alexandra Seigies, BS
Alexandra Seigies is a first-year student in the PsyD program in school and clinical child psychology at Pace University. Aside from doing research on communicative ability in dementia patients, she is also studying parent-infant dyads to see how movement and interaction patterns affect development. Her primary interests at the moment are music therapy and movement therapy of various traditions.
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