Broadway Alzheimer's iPod Drive
Celebrates Eighth Year
Musicians of Broadway proudly supports Dave Roth in his very important charitable work. It's been a personal mission for him and the best way to learn more is to read his own words in from his 2015 International Musician article. Also included below are articles written about Music and Memory and the CaringKind Alzheimer's Walk and check out the Dave's Broadway Alzheimer's Drive video channel as well. See below for donation information.
Music & Memory:
Every iPod Brings a Lifetime of Memories!
August 11, 2015
by Dave Roth, Member of AFM Local 802 (New York City)
“Everything has gotten too complicated these days!” That is the familiar sound of my father. You see, he is a man in his early 80s who was born in a time fresh off the Great Depression and in the infancy of great technological discoveries. As time marches forward, we find that advancements in technology are no longer coming in terms of years or months, but rather at lightning speed. By the time you learn of a new breakthrough, they are already developing and releasing the latest and greatest device. To the elderly these changes aren’t nearly as welcome as they are to their successors. They are confusing, frustrating, and downright frightening, and even more so to someone suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
But Dan Cohen, founding executive director of Music & Memory, saw technology as a gateway to breathing life back into those lost in the recesses of their own minds by reawakening their memories.
To support Dave Roth and the Broadway Alzheimer's iPod Drive, please send your iPods and chargers, or drop them off, to:
AFM Local 802
322 W48th Street
NY, NY 10036
CaringKind NYC; The Heart of Alzheimer’s Caregiving
360 Lexington 4th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Monetary can be made here:
Please put Broadway Alzheimer’s iPod Drive in the “In Honor” entry.
Checks made out to Music & Memory, with Broadway Alzheimer’s iPod Drive
in the “memo” on the check, and mailed to:
Music & Memory Donations
142 Emory Rd.; Mineola, NY 11501.