The Bells are Ringing! by Kristine Theurer, MA (Gerontology), MTA.
A practical guide to creating a handchime ringing choir in a care facility in your community. This 96-page book is a unique and exciting approach to making music with people living with dementia and related disorders, but can also be used with others as well. This is a practical and inspiring how-to manual, with photographs demonstrating techniques and step-by-step instructions with plenty of humour and warmth.
It also explores: how to start a handchime ringing group " therapeutic goals, benefits and evaluation methods " helpful tips for working with people who have dementia " how handchime choirs can attract funding for you and your facility " a variety of different methods of handchime ringing.