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Musical Connections – Arabian Tunes

About This Program

Music can be very effective. Studies have shown that music can positively impact people with dementia lifiting their spirit and imacting their behaviour, they may be able to tap a beat or sing lyrics to a song from their youth or childhood.

Arabian Tunes Music Leader Sam Himmat along with his singing partner conduct two-hour biweekly sessions in which they perform a wide variety of old and new popular Arabic songs from all around the Arab countries.

Participants will enjoy the social interaction in a friendly and homely atmosphere, as well as listening and singing along with the song lyrics provided so they can follow along through music.

The Musical Connections series provides an opportunity for people living with dementia and their friends and family to experience a live, in-person or virtual musical performances. 

You can also view a video of this program.

Details

Presented By

The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

Date and Time

Every 2nd Wednesday
Starting November 15th
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Cost

No charge

Location

Virtual

What You Can Expect

1

Relax and enjoy music of different genres.

2

Interact with the artists.

3

Request music that may be meaningful to the person living with dementia.

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“Highly beneficial for my father. The session is interactive, from the reading of the songs, to singing, to the music, to the social aspect, all great stimulation for the brain.”

– Arabian Tunes Participant

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Arabian Tunes Online Session – August 2020

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