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Music & Memory: An Interview with Dan Cohen

When the team at Blakeford at Green Hills was introduced to the non-profit program Music & Memory, we wanted to be a part of their mission – to bring personalized music into the lives of our residents, helping improve their quality of life. After our certification in the Spring of 2015, a small group of Blakeford team members …READ MORE

Jim & Mary Ruth: A Story of Love & Music

The first time I met Jim and Mary Ruth I was immediately struck by the love these two share for each other. All he has to do is walk in the room and Mary Ruth’s face beams. In 65 years of marriage, Jim and Mary Ruth have experienced much together. One of the many things they …READ MORE

The Impact of Music on Memories and the Brain

Recently, Blakeford at Green Hills became a certified Music & Memory community. We’re excited to be a part of an organization that connects music with residents in such a powerful way. Music & Memory is a truly unique addition to our music offerings at Blakeford which, since our opening in 1996, have included concerts, sing-alongs, …READ MORE

Bringing Music & Memory to Blakeford

In June 2014, I came across a trailer for the documentary film Alive Inside. I was immediately taken with the film’s subject – the ability of music to reawaken memories thought to be lost through a program called Music & Memory. Now, a little more than a year later, Blakeford is a certified Music & …READ MORE

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