Brooking Park’s Music Therapy Program Enriches Lives of Older Adults

The music therapy program at Brooking Parks engages seniors with classic songs and enhances health outcomes of residents. Brooking Park residents in Chesterfield, Missouri, enjoy benefits of music therapy such as enhancing quality of life, maintaining key functioning skills and stimulating the mind. “Music therapy is so crucial to our activity program,” said Donna Mattingly, Director of Activities at Brooking Park. “Music sparks such happy and sometimes bittersweet memories in a person’s life and takes them back to important events in their lives.”

February 7, 2012,