Happy Thanksgiving!

Elder with Headphones

    Happy Thanksgiving!  On this contemplative day, I think this article has some WONDERFUL ideas for “Caring for Caregivers”.  I’d add a paragraph, describing how music can help the elder enjoy musical AND experiential memories from the past.  Purchase the movie “Alive Inside” and give it, or loan it, to as many people that […]


Memorial Gifts – Dana Mayes

We use donations to buy ipods, headphones, and to purchase music to download on the ipods. If you wish to make a memorial gift to “iRemember the Music”, please log onto the website and leave a message.  I will get back with you about contact information.


* Memorial – Dana Mayes

     *Dana was invaluable as one of the first people to utilize personalized music to soothe and “remember”.  We will always be grateful for Jerry’s support and Dana’s beautiful reactions! Dana Lynn Mayes, loving wife and mother, and longtime Edmond teacher, was released into Heaven early Friday morning.  On this final journey she was surrounded […]


Marjorie Malone – My Mom

Marjorie Malone is a retired music educator extraordinaire!  We judged together in 2013 and as I described “iRemember the Music”, she related the following story.  It is reprinted with her permission. My Memory with Mom Helen Frances Grant Smith Mom grew up with music, even played trombone in HS band – no small task for […]


From the Filmmaker

Michael in Amsterdam

Four years ago, I met a man named Dan Cohen who was launching what started out as a small program designed to bring personalized music into the lives of residents of nursing homes in New York. As I followed Dan, documenting the results of his work for my film Alive Inside, not only did I […]