Just by accident i found this interesting article written by Margret Manning on a Website for Generation 60+. Even if i am not yet in my 60ies, the facts presented there were very interesting and undeniably strong thats why we like to present this article in full length here to our JM-Users.
We furthermore like to point out our articles "What music does to our brians (Part 1) and (Part 2)" on the same issue. Read on to the fascinating article
4 Powerful Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument with 50+
(by Margaret Manning)
When you think of a “typical” music student, you might picture a 7-year-old girl or boy, sitting nervously in front of a piano, the tiny fingers resting lightly on the keys. Several decades ago, you may have even been that little girl or boy yourself.
Well, if you think that musical instruments are just for kids, it’s probably time to update your soundtrack. There are plenty of reasons people over 50 should consider adding a little music to their lives.
Music is for Your Brain what Circuit Training is for Your Body
As the fitter baby boomers among us know, circuit training involves moving from one exercise machine to another, while giving ourselves a total body workout. There are very few activities that can do the same for your brain – and music is one of them.