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An Elderly Nursing Home Man Responds to Music

posted by Jennifer E. Jones

Another editor sent this to me and it touched my heart. Music has a way of reaching every soul. See how this man’s eyes dance at the sounds of his younger days.

No matter where I end up later in life, I hope someone plays me music.



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Shirley Hultin

posted April 13, 2012 at 3:56 pm


I think all people in Nursing homes should have the same opertunity to have the same he came alive when he heard the music. it made me cry so happy for him



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vance sechelski

posted April 13, 2012 at 8:47 pm


Im a nursing home entertainer and I do all 50s and 60s rock and roll and the residents love it . I have seen people who can no longer speak because of stroke or other reasons sing or make sounds along with the music.They love music it makes them happy and as long as they enjoy it Ill keep on singing for them. Im doing about six shows every month all in nursing homes I guess you could call me a nursing home Elvis.Your never too old for rock and roll, the residents prove that all the time.



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cassie

posted April 14, 2012 at 1:22 pm


Music is the food of love….. this is awesome.So happy music could allow him to come alive, so touching.



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Kenneth

posted April 17, 2012 at 1:53 pm


It is the music that enables me to maintain my sanity and make it through difficult days and times. “Some folks sing, to past the weary night alone. Others sing to entertain the worldly throne. But I sing, because I worship God in song…It’s in my heart….It’s in my heart…..” “It’s in my heart, this melody of love devine. It’s in my heart, that I am His and He is mine. It’s in my heart, how can I help but sing and shout. It’s in my heart….It’s in my heart…..’ Ken



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shiree evans-gonzalez

posted April 23, 2012 at 8:53 am


i work with children with disabilities. one of my friends is a child with autism. whenever she gets agitated or whatever music calms her. And she get really excited if you sing along. I think music should be played in nursing home, rehab centers and hospitals.



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kim

posted April 23, 2012 at 12:56 pm


im really enjoy seening the henry respond to the music it made me smile and brought tears to my eyes i also want to think the wonderful for nurse how to the time to help henry and god bless them both



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