BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Health & Living  >  Healthy Ageing: Helping Dementia Patients Through Music

Healthy Ageing: Helping Dementia Patients Through Music

Dr Indra Selvarajah, Medical Music Therapist, Universiti Putra Malaysia

21-Apr-21 16:00

Healthy Ageing: Helping Dementia Patients Through Music

Music has the ability to evoke memories and emotions, especially if we’ve associated a significant memory to a song. So how can we use that connection people have to music as a form of therapy for people with dementia? We speak to medical music therapist Dr Indra Selvarajah from Universiti Putra Malaysia on the work that she does and how music therapy benefits dementia patients.

Image source: Shutterstock

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Meera Sivasothy


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  Personal DevelopmentFilmEducationPoliticslaw & legal mattersHealth PolicyDiseases & ConditionsMental HealthHealthy LivingFitnessMedical Innovation and TechnologyScience

Tags:  The Bigger PictureHealth & Livingageingelderlysenior citizensmusic therapydementiaAlzheimer’smemoryforgetful


Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : The 6AM Stretch

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Brian Coulton, Chief Economist, Fitch Ratings

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

Ringgit & Sense

10:05 AM

Open For Business

David Liew, Founder & Davidoff Lim, Co-Founder, D’Advance Agarwood Solutions

11:05 AM

Tech Talk

Guray Ozturk, Business Development Director, Infobip Malaysia

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Brian Coulton, Chief Economist, Fitch Ratings

2:05 PM

Live & Learn

Curriculum: Helping Kids Redevelope Social Skills Post-Pandemic

3:05 PM

Beyond the Ballot Box

tbc

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Ask A Psychologist: Touch

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture Supercut

What Makes A Cinematic Icon?

9:00 PM

I Love KL

10:00 PM

Back To Back