Los Angeles Times

Drumming Therapy for Dementia Patients

Eileen Mihocko, (left) Community Life Counselor sings and taps a drum along with resident Pearl Blitz during a therapeutic drum session for dementia patients at Phoebe Allentown Healthcare Center in Allentown. The session includes tapping out beats and saying names to music as well as singing with shakers.APRIL BARTHOLOMEW / THE MORNING CALL