“Man In Nursing Home Reacts To Hearing Music From His Era.”

Via Waylon Lewis
on Apr 10, 2012
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Music will Wake you Up!

And, as Oliver Sacks—one of my top wishlist interviewees on @Walkthetalkshow—says in this video, music can return us to ourselves.

Buddha means “to wake up.” Music is holy stuff, as this gentleman says! It will wake us up and out! It has the power to do nothing less than enlighten you, me, her, and him:

For more information about how Music and Memory can help elderly patients, or to volunteer or donate an iPod (new or used), visithttp://www.MusicandMemory.org.



About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


4 Responses to ““Man In Nursing Home Reacts To Hearing Music From His Era.””

  1. Mary says:

    Beautiful souls–gotta love music, rec therapists, and a great mission.

  2. This film will premiere at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City on April 18, 20, and 21. Click here for full details and to purchase tickets: http://www.rmanyc.org/aliveinside

  3. […] chapter dealing with the physical aspects of memory, this newest book is primarily concerned with memory as an aspect of mental health. Ms. Henner disagrees with those who think that “forgetting” per se might be a necessary […]

  4. Kalou says:

    Yesterday I saw this beautiful film : The Music Never Stopped, (2011), based on a true story, describe by Oliver Sacks, it's an extraordinary film that should be seen.