There are a lot of researches that shows how music works on babies’ brain. How about for elderly? Music also works well, only in different way. The aging brain usually has stopped growing. It is even difficult for the brain to repair any kind of damage. Music therapy that requires old people to listen to classical music at least an hour a day can help keeping the aging brain healthy due to some reasons:
It keeps the aging brain healthy
While listening to the music, every cell of the brain will automatically react to the beat and the pulse. It keeps the brain active so the elderly will have better memory.
It activates the happy feeling
Almost all kind of music, especially classical music, will activate human brain and ask it to feel happy. It gets aging brain the benefits of mental sharpness to prevent Alzheimer.
Draw on old memories
The aging brain may cause memory loss. In this case, listening to classical music will help the brain draw on old memories. Since the music help the brain stay active, the nerve will also be activated. It helps people to gain memory. The music therapy therapy will work not only on aging brain, but also brain damage.