Frequently Asked Questions about music therapy for older adults
What does a music therapy session involve?
Live music provided by the music therapist on guitar, voice, piano, and percussion, chosen according to residents’ preferences
Musical interaction among residents through singing and playing instruments
Reminiscence, movement and memory workout through music activity
How is music therapy different from other musical entertainment?
Can we afford a music therapy program?
Summit Music Therapy covers the cost of music equipment, visual aids, travel, liability insurance and professional fees.
Your music therapy program will be designed to serve the residents with the greatest needs in the most cost-effective way.
The addition of a music therapy component to your program of care can increase revenue by attracting new residents.
Providing four groups a month qualifies your facility to access to the services of music therapy students from Marywood University. Adding value to your investment by increasing the number of residents who receive this type of stimulation.
The only costs incurred by the facility are for direct-service time.
Why should we have a music therapy program?
Mobile Music Therapy services for older adults and children in Northeastern Pennsylvania
Getting ready for a large group of music makers at Clarks Summit Senior Living!
Is your Hospice looking to enhance their services and increase customer satisfaction? By choosing to provide music therapy from a board certified music therapist you can satisfy the unique needs of hospice patients and their families through musical legacy projects, videos of active music making, reducing situational anxiety and more. Schedule a meeting to learn more about how music therapy works in hospice.
Summit Music Therapy offers group and individual music therapy to older adults looking to manage symptoms of a variety of illnesses. Contact us if you or your organization is looking for a cost effective, non-pharmological way to manage:
2018 Seniors and Sprouts Intergenerational Music Classes
Come make music with our Grandfriends at Clarks Summit Senior Living and Abington Manor. The classes are very similar to Tots and Toddlers Music Class but with the addition of some residents from each building.
Classes are FREE and limited to 10 children. REGISTER HERE. Please include the dates you'll attend in the email.
Clarks Summit Senior Living, 950 Morgan Highway, 18411
Thursdays, July 5, 12, and 19 2:00 - 2:45 pm