Can Singing Lead to a Longer Healthier Life?

Two news stories on this research effort from Julene Johnson of the UCSF Institute for Health & Aging (IHA).

(a) San Francisco Chronicle reporter Meredith May's story at

(b) From the Associated Press (AP), reporter Haven Daley with an AP video.

"San Francisco, October 4, 2013.
A new study underway at the University of California, San Francisco aims to find out if singing in a choir can help with aging. As AP's Haven Daley explains, the possible benefits of singing are both mental and physical."

Senior Choir
Photo: Raphael Kluzniok, © 2013 San Francisco Chronicle