How we’re exercising our mind, body, and soul through music.
SingFit PRIMETM is a program created by certified music therapists designed to stimulate cognition and physical movement for an all‐body and mind workout. This program can be applied to group and one-on-one settings.
The SingFit PRIMETM application, available on the iPad and other iOS devices, does not require seeing and reading lyrics or even recognizing the song because SingFit PRIMETM’s main feature is its patented Lyric Coach that provides lyrical cues, thus eliminating the need for people to memorize or read the lyrics to a song—think of it as an audible karaoke song.
In 2014, the Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing (FPCIW) evaluated SingFit PRIMETM at the Summer House at Claremont Manor and Assisted Living for eight weeks. Over the course of the pilot, FPCIW measured the program’s impact and effectiveness and found that residents …
- Showed visibly improved, happier moods at the end of each session by up to 81%
- Demonstrated high participation and engagement during session activities
- Were able to recall a memory associated with a song
- Were more socially open with each other
SingFit PRIMETM activity sessions allowed staff members to better connect with and learn about their residents on a personal level. Due to the exciting pilot results, Claremont Manor continues to use SingFit PRIMETM in all levels of care. Three additional Front Porch retirement communities are now using the program including Kingsley Manor, Villa Gardens and Vista del Monte.
Read the CIW’s Final Report about SingFit PRIMETM.
Browse our SingFit PRIMETM photo gallery.