Music as Medicine Project at Ithaca College


Just as the program title suggests, the Music as Medicine Project, which is a collaboration between several departments at Ithaca including the Gerontology Institute and school of music, uses music to “help increase or maintain patients’ physical, mental and emotional functioning. Music stimulates the senses and cognition and can be used to heal people across many spectrums, including those with Alzheimer’s and dementia.”

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