Music Seniors Love: Top Songs from Every Generation

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Posted Jun 28th, 2019 in Caregiver Support, Homecare

Music Seniors Love: Top Songs from Every Generation Listening to favourite music can enhance mood as well as relate to emotions and experiences that make you feel happy and full of good memories. That’s why it is a good idea for people who have Alzheimer’s or other dementia because it can help to revive moments in the past that made them happy at some point. Even if that’s not your case or the case of your loved one, listening to music can often help to reduce stress, anxiety and pain.

Here are some of the top artists and highly rated “best of” albums from each decade since the 1930s for those in their 90s through to music that those in their 60s will remember.
Top hits for 90+ year olds
  • 30 #1 Hits of the 30’s
  • Hits of 30’s & 40’s
  • The Andrews Sisters
  • Benny Goodman
  • Bing Crosby
  • Glenn Miller
  • Judy Garland
Top hits for 80+ year olds
  • Great Records Of The Decade: 40’s Hits
  • Greatest Songs Of The 1940’s
  • Dinah Shore
  • Doris Day
  • Nat King Cole
  • Patti Page
  • Tony Bennett
Top hits for 70+ year olds
  • 50’s Ultimate Rock & Roll Collection
  • Chart Toppers: Romantic Hits Of The 50’s
  • Connie Francis
  • Elvis Presley
  • The Everly Brothers
  • The Rat Pack: Frank Sinatra , Dean Martin , Sammy Davis, Jr.
Top hits for 60+ year olds
  • Pure 60’s: The #1 Hits
  • Aretha Franklin – 30 Greatest Hits
  • The Beatles
  • Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Roy Orbison
  • Simon & Garfunkel
Top hits: Jazz
  • Billie Holiday
  • Charlie Parker
  • Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Miles Davis                          

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