Articles about Older People

Older people's motivations for participating in community singing in Australia
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 191-206

The aim of this project was to investigate the motivations of older people who regularly attend community singing groups in Australia. Four focus group interviews were conducted with 64 participants belonging to three community singing groups. Participants explained their motivation ...

Music Geragogy, Elemental Music Pedagogy and Community Music --didactic approaches for making music in old age
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 35-48

Older people have shown a growing interest in cultural activities in recent years. In Germany, the disciplines Music Geragogy and Elementary Music Pedagogy have reacted to this trend and started to integrate the topic 'Music making in old age' into ...

Musical activity across the lifespan as it contributes to quality of life
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 157-170

As the baby-boomer generation ages, attention to maintaining quality of life is receiving renewed attention. Involvement in social activity, including the performing arts, is increasingly seen as offering opportunities for meaningful social engagement as well as promoting physical and emotional ...

I Have A Blessed Life
Billboard (2016) Vol. 128, No. 21, pp. 63-64,66,68

 

Screening for Voice Disorders in Older Adults (Rastreamento de Alterações Vocais em Idosos-RAVI)-Part I: Validity Evidence Based on Test Content and Response Processes
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 246.e9-246.e17

Purpose: To identify the validity evidence based on the content and response processes of the Rastreamento de Alterações Vocais em Idosos (RAVI; "Screening for Voice Disorders in Older Adults"), an epidemiologic screening for voice disorders in older adults. Criteria for ...

Vocal Characteristics of Elderly Women Engaged in Aerobics in Private Institutions of Salvador, Bahia
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 127.e9-127.e19

Purpose: To characterize the voice of elderly people engaged in aerobics. Methods: Collection of phonation /a:/ from 58 elderly people engaged in aerobics for perceptual voice analysis (RASATI scale) and computed acoustics (Multi Dimensional Voice Program Advanced, software of Kay ...