Artist Harrison Fisher

Artist Harrison Fisher

Known as ~The Father of a Thousand Girls~ Artist Harrison Fisher was famous for his paintings of beautiful women. He was also the father of over eighty covers for The Saturday Evening Post between 1900 and 1915. Harrison Fisher (1875-1934) was the son and grandson of artists, and by the time he was six, his… Continue Reading

Music Awakens Dementia Patients

Music Awakens Dementia Patients

Even those who didn’t talk, came alive when hearing these melodies. Listening to their voices, seeing their hands clap and feet tapping definitely put a smile on my face. One gentleman in a wheelchair was dancing with the activities assistant. How and Why does music have this effect? Music triggers cognitive functions such as: thinking,… Continue Reading

Meet Henry a dementia patient

Meet Henry a dementia patient

who loves music He suffered from dementia for a decade and barely said a word to anyone. . . until Music & Memory set up an iPod program at his nursing home. Sometimes we need to see it with our own eyes before grasping how amazing it is. He not only feels the beat he.… Continue Reading

5 Minutes with Dementia Patient. . .

5 Minutes with Dementia Patient. . .

and poof! My friend smiled a BIG smile and started to tell me how she was feeling that day. I asked her why she wasn’t playing bingo, she replied, “I would rather do crossword puzzles, maybe tomorrow.” (Bingo was being played in the same room) I said, I wanted to show you something and handed… Continue Reading