MacPhail’s Music for Life™ program offers individual lessons, music classes, the Minneapolis Giving Voice Chorus, and custom-made community programs for individuals 55 and older.


Alive Inside is a documentary about the astonishing impact of music on people with memory loss.

I Remember Better when I Paint is a documentary about the positive impact of art and other creative therapies in people with Alzheimer’s disease and how these approaches can change the way the disease is viewed by society.

I’ll Be Me tells country music legend Glen Campbell’s story as he struggles with Alzheimer’s disease and embarks on his farewell tour in the U.S., Australia, and Europe.

Of Mind and Music features a renowned neuroscientist who retreats to New Orleans after his mother’s death from Alzheimer’s. There he is mesmerized by a French Quarter singer who has Alzheimer’s.

Still Dreaming is a documentary about a group of elderly Broadway actors, musicians and dancers who take on a public production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Young at Heart documents the true story of the Young at Heart Chorus in Northampton, England. The singers’ average age is 81, and many have overcome health obstacles to participate.

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