Multiroom Audio Benefits Residents with Alzheimer’s

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Multiroom Audio Benefits Residents with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s facility in Tulsa, Okla. has two CasaTunes servers and seven XLe expansion boxes that deliver music to as many as 12 rooms each.

Sadly for patients and loved ones alike, Alzheimer’s sufferers may be trapped in the now, unable to recognize family members or summon memories.image

But music has been known to bring Alzheimer’s patients out of their reverie, reminding them of people and experiences gone by.

“We believe it can help to revive memories,” says Rob Garrett, principal of Cypress Springs Residence, an Alzheimer’s facility in Tulsa, Okla. (A second residence is under construction in Oklahoma City.) “For some of the residents, music was a big part of their lives.”

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