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Silver Memories is a special 24 hours, seven days-a-week nostalgia radio service for aged care homes. Based on Reminiscence Therapy principles, it is designed to improve the quality of life of residents in care.
Silver Memories is delivered via satellite. We broadcast music from the 1920s to the early 60s, comedy and old radio serials. Our friendly announcers also send out daily birthday and cheerio calls Learn more about Silver Memories or listen to a sample
WHY SILVER MEMORIES?
Social & Communal
The Silver Memories team consist of a board of directors, stakeholder committee, administration and volunteer announcers.
WHO BENEFITS FROM SILVER MEMORIES
Watch 92 year old dementia patient respond to Silver Memories
Excerpt from ABC TV Catalyst program
This excerpt shows the power of music to affect our brains and our sense of wellbeing.
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Music has long been known as a good therapeutic intervention in depression in older adults. The Silver Memories service goes beyond this, and its programming seems to provoke reminiscence and collective memories in people with dementia..