FRANKLIN, Ind. — “I want to stay for the sing along and listen,” says Dave Ditmars, Morning Pointe of Franklin resident, who enjoyed a sing-a-long with choir students from Franklin College’s Music Department.

Every month, the choir, led by Jan True, bring the songs of the season to the seniors at the assisted living and memory care community.

Eloise Clapp, True’s mother and former Morning Pointe resident, passed away in June. But after her mother’s worldly departure, True stayed attached to the residents, continuing to bring to them the benefits of music therapy.

As part of the community’s life enrichment program, musical groups, church choirs and performers from all genres to soothe and serenade with sound.

“The impact of music in people’s lives is priceless,” says Mary Beth Piland, life enrichment director at Morning Pointe. “The students have been gracious to bring us this gift each and every month.”

Photo: Jan True and choir students from Franklin College brought music therapy to the residents at Morning Pointe of Franklin.

Click here to learn more about life enrichment programs at Morning Pointe of Franklin.