Music and memory: A journey of hope for Alzheimer’s patients – OBX Today

Music and memory: A journey of hope for Alzheimer's patients - OBX Today

Twiford Funeral Homes is proud to present a groundbreaking event that explores the profound power of music in Alzheimer’s and dementia care. The event, titled “Alzheimer‘s & The Power of Music,” will take place on January 30, 2024, at 5:00 PM, at the Elizabeth City/Pasquotank County Senior Center.

This event is hosted by musician and author Tripp Harrison, who will share his experiences as the team leader for one of the largest music and dementia studies ever conducted. Harrison’s expertise and interactive presentation will delve into techniques for connecting with dementia and Alzheimer’s patients through the universal language of music.

Tripp Harrison’s approach emphasizes the transformative impact that music can have on individuals suffering from dementia. With personal anecdotes and insights, he will demonstrate how music facilitates communication, awakens memories, and improves overall well-being. Attendees will gain practical knowledge and tangible strategies to forge deeper connections with their loved ones and patients.

The “Alzheimer‘s & The Power of Music” event is open to caregivers, healthcare professionals, community members, and anyone interested in exploring the profound benefits of music in dementia care. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in thought-provoking discussions, ask questions, and gain valuable insights.

Twiford Funeral Homes places a strong emphasis on compassionate care, and as pioneers in the field of end-of-life services, they are dedicated to supporting individuals and families through every stage of life’s journey.

For further information about “Alzheimer‘s & The Power of Music,” please contact Tripp Harrison at Twiford Funeral Homes at 252.335.4395 or

About Twiford Funeral Homes, LLC:

Twiford Funeral Homes has been providing dedicated and compassionate funeral services to the Elizabeth City, NC community for over 90 years. With a focus on exceptional care, Twiford Funeral Homes is committed to supporting families in honoring their loved ones and celebrating lives well-lived. Their community involvement extends beyond traditional funeral services, and they continuously strive to make a positive impact on the lives they touch