Music and Memory

Do you ever hear a song that instantly brings you back to a specific memory or feeling?  At Commonwealth Senior Living, we know that music is a vital part of living a meaningful life, and it’s especially important for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia.  In fact, recent studies have shown there is a significant connection […]

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Tell Me Your Favorite Song

By Erika Gennari, Director of Marketing You know that feeling you get when you hear an old song, and it immediately pulls you back in time to a specific moment in your life? For me, it’s “Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue” by Crystal Brown. I’m immediately back in my parents’ kitchen, and my […]

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Sometimes We Cry at Work - Here's Why.

I received this message from one of our caregivers, and as I read it, I got a lump in my throat. Honestly, on any given day, you could catch one of us in the office tearing up over a story we’ve heard. The truth is that this isn’t just a job for any of us. We […]

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