senior man in wheelchair enjoying listening to music as he looks at his smartphone
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Soothing dementia patients with music

While music does not play a part in the actual treatment of dementia, it can offer benefits in social, emotional, and cognitive skills. It can also reduce behavioral problems and aggression in individuals with dementia. “Accumulating evidence shows that persons with dementia enjoy music, and their ability to respond to music is potentially preserved even in the late or severe stages of dementia when verbal communication may have ceased.”