Listen to the interview of inspirational pianist, Holocaust survivor, Alice Herz-Sommer - 109 years old
Music can be medicine for your mind, with benefits from memory improvement to stress relief. “If you want to keep your brain engaged throughout the aging process, listening to or playing music is a great tool. It provides a total brain workout. ”Learn what Johns Hopkins experts are discovering—and how you can put it to use.http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/healthy_aging/healthy_mind/keep-your-brain-young-with-music
A few pieces of advice are :
1) Listen to what your kids and grandkids listen to : it forces the brain to struggle to understand new sounds.
2) Reach for familiar music to recall a memory from long ago.
3) Listen to your body, how it reacts to different forms of music and pick the one that works for you.
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