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Seniorsing.net: A Music-Based Application for Memory Care


Abstract ABSTRACT

Music therapy is a highly effective treatment when used in the care of persons with dementia (PWD) and singing in particular is found to be calming and pleasurable to PWD. Seniorsing.net is a music-based application for use in memory care that provides a fun and interactive sing along activity for PWD. Developed by a music therapist, the application is designed to engage the user in singing along with recorded song performances while lyrics are displayed on the device screen. Seniorsing.net is accessible on any mobile device and is intended to provide a positive musical experience for PWD, whether listening or singing along. This... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Franklin, Danielle (Author) / Rio, Robin (Advisor) / Crowe, Barbara (Committee member) / Suzuki, Kotoka (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Dementia / Music Therapy / Singing / Technology
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 70 pages
Language English
Copyright
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Note Masters Thesis Music Therapy 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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