Care recipient (cr) is stressed and anxious

Try: Talk to the cr and find out what kind of music he or she likes many seniors love traditional hymns and big band music obtain recorded music that is consistent with the cr cr’s personal p

Materials: Music player soothing recorded music local volunteer musicians

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Social, Spiritual, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

Information: n/a

References: Many libraries have a nice collections of recorded music some department stores have fairly inexpensive box sets of music such as frank sinatra bing crosby and so on garage sales may also be a source if you have the time to look around set up a music listening area in the cr cr’s living quarters encourage the cr to go to the listening area and play soothing music on a regular basis throughout the day contact local schools and churches and ask for volunteer musicians to come and play once or twice a month in the cr cr’s living quarters if the cr is in a senior housing community it may be possible to make these arrangements through the activity director or other staff memebers be sure to give guidelines about what type of music to play if your goal is to reduce anxiety and stress in the cr the music should be soft and soothing information references

Keywords: Nervous anxious music therapy

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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