PBS NewsHour

Enriching the lives of Nashville seniors, one song at a time

Clip: 11/04/2019 | 6m 5s Video has closed captioning.

In Nashville, the nonprofit Music for Seniors connects the city’s musicians with its older residents in an effort to build community and improve seniors’ quality of life. Now, the organization is teaming up with researchers at Vanderbilt University to see if the effects of its work can be measured -- and potentially leveraged to help patients with dementia and Alzheimer's. John Yang reports.

Aired: 11/04/19

Rating: NR

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