Songs You Know By Heart

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Connect to me so I can help you connect with music!

About the author:
Mary Sue Wilkinson is the founder of Singing Heart to HeartTM and the Young at Heart Music Program. She is a career educator and a professional musician. And she loves to sing!

Her flagship program, Young at Heart Music, is devoted to bringing the joy of music and singing to seniors with decades of life experience and memories tied to music.

Mary Sue is also a trainer and keynote speaker available to share her expertise about the power of music to awaken memories and bring joy. Her CD, Songs You Know By Heart, and her e-book, Finding Memories through Music: A Family Interview, as well as other resources are available on her website:

Contact Mary Sue at:

Songs You Know By Heart

A Simple Guide for Using Music in Dementia Care

Authored by Mary Sue Wilkinson
Contributions by Teepa Snow

Are you a caregiver, family member or activity director caring for seniors or someone with dementia?

Are there days when you're short on time and energy and wish your job could be easier? Do you prefer to focus on what people can do instead of only focusing on the support they need? Would you like to help awaken memories, bring happiness, and truly connect with fun and meaningful activities that everyone can enjoy?


Includes Mary Sue’s Recordings of 18 Sing Along Favorites

Spend five minutes (yes, that's all you need) to learn the benefits. You can try one idea in the guide, or try them all. Turn on the music, follow the simple directions, and get ready for some joy!

"Mary Sue Wilkinson's guide truly offers ways to sustain or regain connections that we thought were lost or impossible." -Teepa Snow, leading advocate and educator on dementia care

"The music is like a chisel that chips away the exterior of the dementia. Every song opens more light to Jean's real true being." -Kim Spencer, caregiver

"Every Life Enrichment Coordinator will benefit from having Mary Sue's 'Songs u Know by He art' CD and easy to follow guidebook as a resource. This is my go to, especially when I need to lift spirits-it works every time." -Karen Bell, Life Enrichment Coordinator, Bay Ridge Assisted Living Center


I Got Rhythm

Let Me Call You Sweetheart

Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree


My Little Margie

My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean

Peg O' My Heart

Bicycle Built for Two

Four leaf Clover

Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue

Shine On Harvest Moon

Put Another Nickel In

Music! Music! Music!

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

My Wild Irish Rose

On the Sunny Side of the Street

Side By Side

You Are My Sunshine

When You're Smiling

Contact Mary Sue Wilkinson at

Publication Date:
1943995028 / 9781943995028
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
7" x 10"
Full Color
Related Categories:
Health & Fitness / Diseases / Alzheimer's & Dementia

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