1525309_10151857312666915_573118517_nNew study aims to promote choir singing for healthy aging.

“Miguel Garcia has tears in his eyes while he’s singing an old Righteous Brothers tune. This song brings back memories. He’s wearing a red Manchester United jersey, navy blue track pants and bright green flip flops. Sixty one year old Garcia is used to having a microphone in front of him, so he begins belting out a medley of his favorite songs. He says that his past was at times, well, unhealthy. “This is my escape. I was in drugs and alcohol for 20 years, but I’m clean ten years. Thank god I am living now but my escape is music, you know….” –

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