There are books and articles by the score about how important it is for caregivers to take care of themselves.
A proper diet, sufficient sleep, exercise, outside activities — all are essential. But sometimes the best therapy is as close as your CD or mp3 player.
Here’s the ALZlive list of pop songs we think will brighten up a caregiver’s darkest day. Just click on the song title to take you to the YouTube video of each song.
We welcome your additions. We’ll update the ALZlive Good Tunes list as it grows.
Coming Soon. The ALZlive Good Tunes classical list
Got To Get You Into My Life – Beatles
All You Need is Love – Beatles
Jackie Wilson Said – Van Morrison
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson
Send in the Clowns – Judy Collins
Dancing on Daddy’s Shoes – Leon Redbone
Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Judy Garland
That’s How Strong My Love Is – Otis Redding
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
I’ll Take You There – Staple Singers
Jeep’s Blues – Duke Ellington (Ellington Live at Newport)
One Love – Soweto Gospel Choir
Something’s Got A Hold of Me – Etta James
Where Did Our Love Go – The Supremes
Please Mr. Postman – the Marvelettes
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