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 "Seniors and Youth connections were accomplished in both project areas from the Youth Blues Camp/Studio and the Music Revival Project with Long Term Care with seniors affected with Dementia/Alzheimer’s with assigned wireless blue tooth headphones and blue tooth media players that contain the music genre favorites and even family recordings of singing, instrument playing etc. There has been a consent form sent to all the families of residents who can benefit from the Music Revival Program. Resident affected without family will also be included on recommendation of staff of potential music for them.  Live events 2023 are being scheduled at the LTC homes with the youth who benefited from the blues camp in Kitchener Waterloo and are residents in the Haliburton Highland with the equipment purchased through the grant.(Note: a delay in some of the equipment arriving was due to Covid backlog and was picked up Feb  2023.

HHHS Staff participating in the Music Revival Project:

1) Brittany Burton

Life Enrichment Manager

Haliburton Highlands Health Services

Cell: 705 457 8629

2) Brigitte Gebauer

Coordinator of Volunteer Services

Haliburton Highlands Health Services

705 457 1392 ext 2927

Long Term Care Facilities involved:

HIGHLAND WOOD: Haliburton :30 residents and estimated 40-50% have dementia. Equipment: 5 headphone wireless/Bluetooth and Denon player sets and 1 external speaker set

HYLAND CREST: Minden: 61 residents+ 1 respite(3 beds currently empty) estimated 50-60% have dementia Equipment: 6wireless/Bluetooth headsets and Denon player and 1 external speaker system(those who may like a headset)


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First resident in the Music Revival Project_inPixio.jpg

HBBS members, Mark Thomlinson and Art Theberge setting up the equipment

First resident that was set up with the equipment for the Music Revival Projec

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