On 30 March 2012 IAHSA Director Katie Sloan met with Arlene de Silva, a pioneer in the field of music therapy programming. Ms. de Silva is the CEO of the Cincinnati Music and WellnessCoalition and has over 30 years of experience in ageing services. She has authored photo books highlighting the many faces of ageing around the world. Ms. de Silva is presenting at the American Society on Aging on the documented health benefits of music therapy. She is also seeking subjects for her next book that will highlight musicians over the age of 60. Suggestions for subjects may be sent to adesilva@fuse.net.

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