Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

The Mitzvah Project- Curse or Blessing?

That year is approaching — the one where your soon-to-be 13 year old (or 12 year old in some communities) will become a Bar or Bat Mitzvah.  Along with the never-ending to-do list— lessons with the Cantor or Rabbi, the speech, a party, decisions about the guest list, there is that one other obstacle — THE MITZVAH PROJECT. In too many families, it is actually the dreaded Mitzvah Project! After more than twenty years of work in the tzedakah world,  often guiding parents and kids on their Mitzvah Project journey, I can say for certainty that this seemingly simple task […]


Music and Memory

Music and Memory 17 West Seventeenth Street New York, New York 10011 Contact:  Alexis Gregos (646) 856-0381, alexis@musicandmemory.org MUSIC & MEMORY℠ is a non-profit organization that brings personalized music into the lives of the elderly or infirm through digital music technology, vastly improving quality of life. We train nursing home staff and other elder care professionals, as well as family caregivers, how to create and provide personalized playlists using iPods and related digital audio systems that enable those struggling with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other cognitive and physical challenges to reconnect with the world through music-triggered memories. By providing access and education, and by creating […]