Music

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 & Communications 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, […]

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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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