Ever imagine passing through an old age home …. .....and hearing beautiful melodies and rhythm of drums and footsteps….
Is it just the opposite of what you expected …???? YES..in reality Life in senior homes can be sad, lonely and disconnected from society.
Project - Life Begins at 60, work for quality engagement for seniors staying in senior homes. We are launching "Drum Circles for OLD AGE HOME"
Interactive seniors drum circle program will be specifically designed for seniors will be used both for entertainment and therapy in association with Community Drumjam Foundation. We will train volunteers and also try for seniors (based on their availability and capacity to sit through the training) in drum based therapy. The funds accumulated will be spent on the categories as 1) Training 2. Purchase of instruments for drum jamming 3. Administration of Drum jamming depending on Funds accumulated and availability of trainees.
It will benefit seniors in following areas:-
Drumming Connects Seniors
Builds Long term care Community
About Life Begins at 60-
Life Begins at 60 project works at with Senior citizens staying in Senior citizens homes conducting need based interventions to entertain and engage seniors meaningfully. Along with other activities, one of the key activities is to establish music and art therapy in senior homes. Started in 2016 we currently we work with 40 homes and engage 250+ volunteers.
Our Programs successfully engage and entertain seniors in old age homes and we often hear comments like “ we feel young again” “We feel like learning this skills” “We can perform with some help” ….This mind set change which has kept us going…