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May 2022: Friendship


This month's resources are perfect for sharing meaningful music activities with friends.


This month's songs:

  • "You'll Never Walk Alone" (Listening)
  • "Side by Side" (Singing and Discussion)
  • "You've Got a Friend in Me" (Movement)
  • "Lean on Me" (Singing and Discussion)
  • "That's What Friends Are For" (Listening)


Video Resources

Consider playing or viewing these videos on a Smart TV, computer, tablet, or mobile device. Keep in mind these general musical considerations in your set-up! Access videos on YouTube.



Activity Resources

This is your one-stop-shop for activity outlines, lyric sheets and visual resources! We hope these will be helpful to care partners who are planning musical activities for those in their care.


We recommend printing the *Activity Outline to follow along with our video resources. All activities, lyrics sheets and visual prompts are included in the packet.


May Activities Packet  


Special thanks:

Thank you to the Indianapolis Opera for making this month's "You'll Never Walk Alone" listening activity possible!


Make sure to catch guest artist Lyndsay Moy in the Indianapolis Opera's upcoming production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel on May 1, 2022 and keep an eye out for more special guests from the opera in our upcoming Perfect Harmony resources!


Indianapolis Opera Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel - May 1, 2022 at 7pm


Additional Resources

In addition to our activity resources, please reference our technology and activity tips, as well as our additional considerations for working with an individual with dementia and/or cognitive decline.


We also encourage you to follow our Spotify account and access our generational playlists as we continue to build helpful playlists with timeless songs that may resonate with those in your care.



Mark your Calendar:

So that you can plan ahead, preview our upcoming themes below:


  • June - Summer Nights
  • July - Patriotic
  • August - Music & Nature
  • September - Celebrating the Songbook Hall of Fame


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